Fontaine-Chalendray tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaine-Chalendray: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine-Chalendray is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 79 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Chalendray is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 19 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine-Chalendray, 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 Fontaine-Chalendray 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 Fontaine-Chalendray

Markets in and near Fontaine-Chalendray

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (14km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (30km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Melle: market Friday (31km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Fontaine-Chalendray, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-Chalendray, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (19km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (31km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (44km)
  • Logis de Forge (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Forêt de Pons (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (27km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-Chalendray

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17510

Distance to Fontaine-Chalendray

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

Fontaine-Chalendray 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 Fontaine-Chalendray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazauges, Chives, Cresse, Le Gicq, Les Eduts, Nere, Ranville-Breuillaud, Romazieres, Seigne and Villiers-Couture.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-Chalendray