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Ecoyeux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecoyeux in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 13 km from Ecoyeux

Visit Ecoyeux: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saintes

Saintes

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
 
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Pons

Pons

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

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

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

See Jarnac guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 36 km (direction north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the...

See Surgeres guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a...

See Rochefort guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Jonzac guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 44 km (direction west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial...

See Brouage guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecoyeux

 
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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

What to do at Ecoyeux? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ecoyeux is in the west of France at 63 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Ecoyeux is 400 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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