La Vergne tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Vergne in Charente-Maritime

Visit La Vergne: highlights and tourist information

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La Vergne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 50 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Vergne is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 3 km and Saint-Savinien at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Vergne, 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 Vergne 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 Vergne

Markets in and near La Vergne

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (19km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (21km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (22km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (31km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (34km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (41km)

More information about La Vergne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Vergne, France

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


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) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (23km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (23km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (31km)
  • Forêt de Benon (32km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (41km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (51km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Vergne

Canton: Loulay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to La Vergne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 692 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bignay, Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie, La Benate, Landes, Mazeray, Saint-Denis-du-Pin, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Saint-Loup, Ternant, Torxe and Voissay.

This page in French: Visiter La Vergne