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Jarnac-Champagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jarnac-Champagne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Pons at 12 km from Jarnac-Champagne

Visit Jarnac-Champagne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 12 km and Jonzac at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jarnac-Champagne, 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 Jarnac-Champagne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Pons guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


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

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

See Barbezieux guide


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

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

See Jarnac guide


at 27 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


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde 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


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Angouleme guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Charmant guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jarnac-Champagne


Markets in and near Jarnac-Champagne

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (12km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (35km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (39km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (43km)

Hotels near Jarnac-Champagne

More information about Jarnac-Champagne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Jarnac-Champagne, France

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

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) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (24km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (19km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (27km)
  • Logis de Forge (41km)
  • La Roche Courbon (42km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (12km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (18km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (21km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Jarnac-Champagne is in the west of France at 88 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Jarnac-Champagne is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jarnac-Champagne

Canton: Archiac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17520

Distance to Jarnac-Champagne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 88 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 81 km

from Strasbourg: 702 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 Jarnac-Champagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biron, Celles, Chadenac, Coulonges, Echebrune, Germignac, Lonzac, Marignac, Neuillac, Saint-Martial-sur-Ne and Sainte-Lheurine.

This page in French: Visiter Jarnac-Champagne

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