La Ronde tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ronde in Charente-Maritime

Visit La Ronde: highlights and tourist information

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La Ronde is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 31 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Ronde is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maillezais abbey at 10 km and Marans at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ronde, 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 Ronde 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 Ronde

Markets in and near La Ronde

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Benet: market Monday (18km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (22km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (31km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (31km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about La Ronde, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Ronde, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (31km)

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 Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (5km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (9km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (32km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (53km)
  • La Guyonnière (54km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (2km)
  • Forêt de Benon (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (24km)
  • Zoodyssée (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ronde

Canton: Courçon

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17170

Distance to La Ronde

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 691 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Damvix, La Greve-sur-Mignon, Maille, Saint-Cyr-du-Doret, Saint-Jean-de-Liversay and Taugon.

This page in French: Visiter La Ronde