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Epargnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Epargnes in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Talmont at 8 km from Epargnes

Visit Epargnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont at 8 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Epargnes, 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 Epargnes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Royan guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Pons guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saintes guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach,...

See Montalivet guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

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

See Vertheuil guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Epargnes


Markets in and near Epargnes

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (16km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (17km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (20km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (22km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)

Hotels near Epargnes

More information about Epargnes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Epargnes, France

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

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) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (14km)
  • La Roche Courbon (31km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (14km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (16km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (17km)
  • Pointe de Grave (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (20km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (38km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (39km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (33km)

Geography and distances

Epargnes is in the west of France at 74 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Epargnes is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Epargnes

Canton: Cozes

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17120

Distance to Epargnes

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 80 km

from Strasbourg: 730 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 Epargnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arces, Barzan, Boutenac-Touvent, Brie-sous-Mortagne, Chenac-Saint-Seurin-d'Uzet and Cozes.

This page in French: Visiter Epargnes

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