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Fontaine-Chalendray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaine-Chalendray in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Tusson at 19 km from Fontaine-Chalendray

Visit Fontaine-Chalendray: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Tusson

Tusson

at 19 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 27 km (direction west)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 30 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
 
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Melle

Melle

at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 39 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 39 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fontaine-Chalendray

 
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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)

Hotels near Fontaine-Chalendray

More information about Fontaine-Chalendray, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-Chalendray, France

What to do at Fontaine-Chalendray? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontaine-Chalendray is in the west of France at 79 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Chalendray is 375 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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