Grandjean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grandjean in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Savinien at 6 km from Grandjean

Visit Grandjean: highlights and tourist information

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Grandjean 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 Grandjean in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 6 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 10 km.

Grandjean, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction 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 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pons guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Brouage guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fouras guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Royan guide

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Markets in and near Grandjean

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (23km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (26km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (28km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (29km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (34km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

More information about Grandjean, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Grandjean, France

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


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) (2km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (15km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (50km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (26km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (43km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (44km)
  • Pointe de Grave (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (34km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (48km)

Geography and distances

Grandjean is in the west of France at 52 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Grandjean is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grandjean

Canton: Saint-Savinien

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17350

Distance to Grandjean

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 698 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 Grandjean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annepont, Bignay, Fenioux, Juicq, La Frediere, Les Nouillers, Mazeray, Port-d'Envaux, Saint-Savinien, Taillant and Taillebourg.

This page in French: Visiter Grandjean