Geay tourism and travel guide

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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

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (43km)

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