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La Jarrie tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Jarrie in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Chatelaillon-Plage at 9 km from La Jarrie

Visit La Jarrie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatelaillon-Plage at 9 km and La Rochelle at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Jarrie, 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 Jarrie in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in...

See La Rochelle towers guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras,...

See Fouras guide


Island at 18 km (direction south-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the...

See Marans guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rochefort guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Jarrie


Markets in and near La Jarrie

  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (9km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (9km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (12km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (21km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (21km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (24km)

More information about La Jarrie, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Jarrie, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (51km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (30km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (31km)
  • La Roche Courbon (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (20km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (23km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (37km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (47km)

Geography and distances

La Jarrie is in the west of France at 11 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Jarrie is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Jarrie

Canton: Jarrie

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17220

Distance to La Jarrie

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 713 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 Jarrie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis, Bourgneuf, Clavette, Croix-Chapeau, La Jarne, Montroy, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Medard-d'Aunis, Saint-Rogatien, Saint-Vivien and Salles-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter La Jarrie

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