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Ecurat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecurat in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 5 km from Ecurat

Visit Ecurat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 5 km and Saint-Savinien at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecurat, 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 Ecurat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saintes

Saintes

at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Pons

Pons

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
 
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Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Brouage guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Royan guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the...

See La Tremblade guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 37 km (direction west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it...

See La Palmyre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecurat

 
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Markets in and near Ecurat

  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (23km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (25km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (31km)

More information about Ecurat, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ecurat, France

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

Aquarium

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 aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (10km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (39km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (25km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (25km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (32km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (32km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (32km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (35km)
  • Pointe de Grave (40km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (44km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (39km)
  • Zoodyssée (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ecurat is in the west of France at 56 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Ecurat is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecurat

Canton: Saintes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17810

Distance to Ecurat

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 604 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 105 km

from Strasbourg: 708 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 Ecurat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussac-sur-Charente, Pessines, Plassay, Saint-Georges-Des-Coteaux, Saint-Vaize, Saintes and Taillebourg.

This page in French: Visiter Ecurat

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