La Frediere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Frediere in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Savinien at 8 km from La Frediere

Visit La Frediere: highlights and tourist information

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La Frediere 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 La Frediere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 8 km and Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 10 km.

La Frediere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide


at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where ropes and...

See Rochefort guide


at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Pons guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide


at 38 km (direction west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel, dating from...

See Brouage guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very pleasant to...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure to also...

See Fouras guide


Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along the seafront...

See Royan guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand dunes...

See La Tremblade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide

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Map of places to visit near La Frediere


Markets in and near La Frediere

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (21km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (30km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (31km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (32km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (34km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (38km)

More information about La Frediere, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Frediere, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (14km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (17km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (48km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km)
  • Forêt de Pons (32km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (41km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (44km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (44km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (45km)
  • Pointe de Grave (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (34km)

Geography and distances

La Frediere is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Frediere is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Frediere

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-de-Villefranche

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17770

Distance to La Frediere

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 114 km

from Strasbourg: 697 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 Frediere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annepont, Asnieres-la-Giraud, Bignay, Ecoyeux, Fenioux, Grandjean, Juicq, Le Douhet, Mazeray, Saint-Vaize, Taillant and Taillebourg.

This page in French: Visiter La Frediere