Haimps tourism and travel guide

Photo of Haimps in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Cognac at 20 km from Haimps

Visit Haimps: highlights and tourist information

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Haimps 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 Haimps in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 20 km and Jarnac at 22 km.

Haimps, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cognac

Cognac

at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

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

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 28 km (direction south-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 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 38 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Angouleme guide
Pons

Pons

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Melle

Melle

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

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Markets in and near Haimps

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (4km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (39km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Haimps, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (26km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)
  • La Roche Courbon (41km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (18km)
  • Forêt de Pons (39km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (53km)
  • Forêt de Benon (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (33km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Haimps is in the west of France at 76 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Haimps is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Haimps

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Haimps

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 117 km

from Strasbourg: 675 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 Haimps from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnizeau, Ballans, Beauvais-sur-Matha, Brie-sous-Matha, Cresse, Gourvillette, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Louzignac, Massac, Matha, Siecq, Sonnac and Thors.

This page in French: Visiter Haimps

 
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