La Jard tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Jard in Charente-Maritime

Visit La Jard: highlights and tourist information

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La Jard is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 71 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Jard is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 8 km and Saintes at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Jard, 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 Jard 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 Jard

Markets in and near La Jard

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (9km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (27km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (32km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (32km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)

More information about La Jard, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Jard, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Jard.

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

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (24km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (8km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (19km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (21km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (31km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (32km)
  • Pointe de Grave (38km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Jard

Canton: Saintes-Est

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17460

Distance to La Jard

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 91 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

La Jard 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 Jard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Colombiers, Preguillac, Saint-Leger, Saint-Seurin-de-Palenne, Saint-Sever-de-Saintonge, Tesson, Thenac and Villars-en-Pons.

This page in French: Visiter La Jard