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La Croix-Comtesse tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Croix-Comtesse: highlights and tourist information

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La Croix-Comtesse is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 51 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Croix-Comtesse is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 15 km and Surgeres at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Croix-Comtesse, 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 La Croix-Comtesse 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 La Croix-Comtesse

Markets in and near La Croix-Comtesse

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (13km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (27km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Melle: market Friday (32km)
  • Benet: market Monday (33km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (35km)

More information about La Croix-Comtesse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Croix-Comtesse, France

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

Grand sites of France

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-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (38km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)
  • La Roche Courbon (36km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (26km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Croix-Comtesse

Canton: Loulay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17330

Distance to La Croix-Comtesse

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 666 km

from Bordeaux: 138 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

La Croix-Comtesse 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 La Croix-Comtesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Blanzay-sur-Boutonne, Boisserolles, Coivert, Courant, Doeuil-sur-le-Mignon, La Jarrie-Audouin, Loulay, Lozay, Migre, Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne, Saint-Martial, Vergne and Villeneuve-la-Comtesse.

This page in French: Visiter La Croix-Comtesse

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