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Landrais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Landrais in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Surgeres at 9 km from Landrais

Visit Landrais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 9 km and Rochefort at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Landrais, 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 Landrais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rochefort guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fouras guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rochelle towers guide


Island at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Marans guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial...

See Brouage guide

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

Map of places to visit near Landrais


Markets in and near Landrais

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (10km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (17km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (18km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (22km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (25km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Landrais, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Landrais, France

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


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-Savinien (Fenioux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (40km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (28km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (37km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (16km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (26km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (29km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (39km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (44km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (50km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (37km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (48km)

Geography and distances

Landrais is in the west of France at 25 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Landrais is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Landrais

Canton: Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17290

Distance to Landrais

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 706 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 Landrais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardillieres, Chambon, Cire-d'Aunis, Forges, Le Thou, Muron, Pere and Saint-Germain-de-Marencennes.

This page in French: Visiter Landrais

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