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Visit Geay: highlights and tourist information

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Geay is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Geay is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 7 km and Saintes at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Geay, 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 Geay 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 Geay

Markets in and near Geay

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (18km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (25km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (26km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (29km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (31km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Geay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Geay, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (13km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (6km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (24km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (34km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (36km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (36km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (36km)
  • Forêt de Pons (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (37km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (41km)
  • Pointe de Grave (44km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (37km)
  • Zoodyssée (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Geay

Canton: Saint-Porchaire

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17250

Distance to Geay

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beurlay, Bords, Champdolent, Crazannes, La Vallee, Le Mung, Plassay, Romegoux and Saint-Porchaire.

This page in French: Visiter Geay

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