Ecoyeux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ecoyeux: highlights and tourist information

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Ecoyeux is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 63 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Ecoyeux is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 13 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ecoyeux, 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 Ecoyeux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ecoyeux

Markets in and near Ecoyeux

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (16km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (27km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (37km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (37km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (38km)

More information about Ecoyeux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ecoyeux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ecoyeux.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (10km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (22km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (46km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (46km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (16km)
  • Forêt de Pons (27km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (41km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (44km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (45km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)
  • Forêt de Benon (48km)
  • Pointe de Grave (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecoyeux

Canton: Burie

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17770

Distance to Ecoyeux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 110 km

from Strasbourg: 695 km

Getting here

Ecoyeux is in the west of France. 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 Ecoyeux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bercloux, Brizambourg, Juicq, La Frediere, Le Douhet, Nantille, Sainte-Meme, Venerand and Villars-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Ecoyeux