Germignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Germignac: highlights and tourist information

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Germignac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 91 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Germignac is 418 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Germignac

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)

More information about Germignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Germignac, France

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


Geography and distances

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

Germignac 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 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