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France This Way comment: Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle and other monuments to discover

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Jonzac. For detailed visitor information see the Jonzac travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Jonzac include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Jonzac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 22 km and Cognac at 29 km.

Jonzac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pons

Pons

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

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

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

See Barbezieux guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 33 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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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 36 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
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

See Vertheuil guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Talmont guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

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

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 47 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide

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Markets in and near Jonzac

Market days in Jonzac: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday;

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (17km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (18km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (39km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Jonzac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

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Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (36km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (21km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (25km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (44km)
  • Logis de Forge (45km)
  • La Roche Courbon (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (16km)
  • Forêt de Pons (17km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (31km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (47km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (47km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Jonzac is in the west of France at 97 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Jonzac is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jonzac

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Jonzac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 97 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 640 km

from Bordeaux: 69 km

from Strasbourg: 711 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 Jonzac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagnac, Clam, Clion, Lussac, Moings, Ozillac, Reaux, Saint-Georges-Antignac, Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole and Saint-Simon-de-Bordes.

This page in French: Visiter Jonzac

 
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