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Geay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Geay in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Savinien at 7 km from Geay

Visit Geay: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saintes guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Brouage

Brouage

at 24 km (direction west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel,...

See Brouage guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 26 km (direction west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide
Ronce-les-Bains

Ronce-les-Bains

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide
Ile-d'Aix

Ile-d'Aix

Island at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike,...

See Ile-d'Aix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Geay

 
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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)

Hotels near Geay

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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.

Aquarium

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Geay is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Geay is 406 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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