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La Villedieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Villedieu in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 21 km from La Villedieu

Visit La Villedieu: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Melle

Melle

at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Niort

Niort

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does...

See Niort guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 34 km (direction north-west)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for...

See Coulon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 40 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 41 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 43 km (direction south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 44 km (direction east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Villedieu

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near La Villedieu, France

What to do at La Villedieu? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

La Villedieu is in the west of France at 65 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Villedieu is 370 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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