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Germignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Germignac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Cognac at 13 km from Germignac

Visit Germignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 13 km and Jonzac at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Germignac, 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 Germignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Cognac

Cognac

at 13 km (direction ), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jonzac guide
Pons

Pons

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Pons guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
 
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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 36 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

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

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

See Angouleme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 42 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a...

See Charmant guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 43 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll around...

See Torsac guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Germignac

 
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Markets in and near Germignac

  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (16km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (32km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (33km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (39km)

Hotels near Germignac

More information about Germignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Germignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (24km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (14km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (33km)
  • Logis de Forge (36km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (16km)
  • Forêt de Pons (16km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (26km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Germignac is in the west of France at 91 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Germignac is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Germignac

Canton: Archiac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17520

Distance to Germignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 84 km

from Strasbourg: 697 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 Germignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeac-Champagne, Archiac, Celles, Cierzac, Jarnac-Champagne, Juillac-le-Coq, Lonzac, Saint-Fort-sur-le-Ne, Saint-Martial-sur-Ne, Saint-Palais-du-Ne, Sainte-Lheurine, Salles-d'Angles and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Germignac

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