La Villedieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Villedieu: highlights and tourist information

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La Villedieu is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 65 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Villedieu is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 21 km and Melle at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Villedieu, 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 Villedieu 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 Villedieu

Markets in and near La Villedieu

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (5km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (12km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (22km)
  • Melle: market Friday (23km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (33km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (34km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (34km)

More information about La Villedieu, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Villedieu, France

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

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 Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (48km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (23km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • La Roche Courbon (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (11km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Villedieu

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17470

Distance to La Villedieu

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 138 km

from Strasbourg: 669 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnay, Contre, Le Vert, Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire and Villiers-sur-Chize.

This page in French: Visiter La Villedieu