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Ferrieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ferrieres: highlights and tourist information

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Ferrieres is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 24 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Ferrieres is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 14 km and Surgeres at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ferrieres, 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 Ferrieres 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 Ferrieres

Markets in and near Ferrieres

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (16km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (23km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (24km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (25km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (32km)

More information about Ferrieres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ferrieres, France

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


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

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (24km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (38km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (45km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (46km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (6km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (8km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (33km)
  • Zoodyssée (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ferrieres

Canton: Courçon

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17170

Distance to Ferrieres

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 156 km

from Strasbourg: 698 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anais, Benon, Courcon, Le Gue-d'Allere, Nuaille-d'Aunis, Saint-Cyr-du-Doret, Saint-Jean-de-Liversay and Saint-Sauveur-d'Aunis.

This page in French: Visiter Ferrieres

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