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La Croix-Comtesse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Croix-Comtesse in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 15 km from La Croix-Comtesse

Visit La Croix-Comtesse: highlights and tourist information

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La Croix-Comtesse is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 26 km (direction south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the...

See Saint-Savinien guide
 
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Niort

Niort

at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does...

See Niort guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for...

See Coulon guide
Melle

Melle

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a...

See Rochefort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Croix-Comtesse

 
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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)

Hotels near La Croix-Comtesse

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

La Croix-Comtesse is in the west of France at 51 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Croix-Comtesse is 376 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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