Gemozac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gemozac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Pons at 10 km from Gemozac

Visit Gemozac: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gemozac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 10 km and Talmont at 18 km.

Gemozac, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Pons

Pons

at 10 km (direction east)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that is a...

See Pons guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for the imposing...

See Talmont guide
Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church at 18 km (direction west)

The Church Sainte-Radegonde is a roman style church of the 12th century on the...

See Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide
 
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Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 21 km (direction west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can also see...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle and other...

See Jonzac guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Royan guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long sandy beaches...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like to stop...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Soulac-sur-Mer

Soulac-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the Medoc peninsula...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains of a...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide

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Markets in and near Gemozac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (10km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (22km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (24km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (30km)

More information about Gemozac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gemozac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (15km)
  • La Roche Courbon (29km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (10km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (12km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (23km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (25km)
  • Pointe de Grave (29km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (30km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (44km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (45km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gemozac is in the west of France at 75 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Gemozac is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gemozac

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17260

Distance to Gemozac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 82 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Gemozac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cravans, Givrezac, Jazennes, Saint-Andre-de-Lidon, Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille, Tanzac, Villars-en-Pons and Virollet.

This page in French: Visiter Gemozac