Floirac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Floirac in Charente-Maritime

Visit Floirac: highlights and tourist information

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Floirac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 82 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Floirac is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont at 14 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Floirac, 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 Floirac 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 Floirac

Markets in and near Floirac

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (20km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (24km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (26km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (30km)

More information about Floirac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Floirac, France

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

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) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (6km)
  • La Roche Courbon (38km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (9km)
  • Forêt de Pons (20km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (21km)
  • Pointe de Grave (24km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (24km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (45km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (46km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (49km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Floirac

Canton: Cozes

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17120

Distance to Floirac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 82 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 72 km

from Strasbourg: 730 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boutenac-Touvent, Brie-sous-Mortagne, Chenac-Saint-Seurin-d'Uzet, Lorignac, Mortagne-sur-Gironde, Saint-Dizant-du-Gua, Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde and Saint-Romain-sur-Gironde.

This page in French: Visiter Floirac