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Echebrune tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echebrune in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Pons at 8 km from Echebrune

Visit Echebrune: highlights and tourist information

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Echebrune is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 8 km and Jonzac at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Echebrune, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Echebrune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Pons

Pons

at 8 km (direction west)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle...

See Pons guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 15 km (direction south)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre,...

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
 
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Saintes

Saintes

at 24 km (direction north-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive...

See Saintes guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the...

See Barbezieux guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll...

See Saint-Simon guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known...

See Talmont guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 38 km (direction north-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River,...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 40 km (direction west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers,...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 44 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also...

See Royan guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey...

See Vertheuil guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Echebrune

 
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Markets in and near Echebrune

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (8km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (33km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (34km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (39km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)

More information about Echebrune, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Echebrune, France

What to do at Echebrune? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Echebrune.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (21km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (23km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • La Roche Courbon (38km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (8km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (17km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (19km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (41km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Echebrune is in the west of France at 85 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Echebrune is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echebrune

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Echebrune

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 83 km

from Strasbourg: 704 km

Getting here

Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Echebrune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avy, Biron, Bougneau, Celles, Chadenac, Coulonges, Jarnac-Champagne, Lonzac, Perignac and Saint-Seurin-de-Palenne.

This page in French: Visiter Echebrune

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