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Etaules tourism and travel guide

Photo of Etaules in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of La Palmyre at 4 km from Etaules

Visit Etaules: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Palmyre at 4 km and La Tremblade at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Etaules, 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 Etaules in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction north-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brouage guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Royan guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


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

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rochefort guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 27 km (direction north-west)

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile d'Oleron,...

See Ile d'Oleron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Talmont guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-east)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be...

See Fouras guide


Island at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by...

See Ile-d'Aix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Etaules


Markets in and near Etaules

  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (5km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (12km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (13km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (15km)

More information about Etaules, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Etaules, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (26km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (28km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (39km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (8km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (11km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (13km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (15km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (16km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (19km)
  • Pointe de Grave (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (7km)

Geography and distances

Etaules is in the west of France at 47 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Etaules is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etaules

Canton: Tremblade

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17750

Distance to Etaules

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 108 km

from Strasbourg: 740 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 Etaules from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvert, Breuillet, Chaillevette, La Tremblade, Les Mathes and Mornac-sur-Seudre.

This page in French: Visiter Etaules

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