Esnandes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esnandes in Charente-Maritime

Visit Esnandes: highlights and tourist information

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Esnandes is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 10 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Esnandes is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochelle at 11 km and La Rochelle aquarium at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Esnandes, 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 Esnandes 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 Esnandes

Markets in and near Esnandes

  • La Rochelle: market every day (11km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (13km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (16km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (20km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (22km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Esnandes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Esnandes, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (11km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (32km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (31km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (35km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (23km)
  • Forêt de Benon (26km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Esnandes

Canton: Rochelle 5e Canton

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17137

Distance to Esnandes

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 163 km

from Strasbourg: 715 km

Getting here

Esnandes 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 Esnandes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charron, Marsilly, Nieul-sur-Mer, Saint-Xandre and Villedoux.

This page in French: Visiter Esnandes