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Le Grand-Village-Plage tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Grand-Village-Plage in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Ronce-les-Bains at 9 km from Le Grand-Village-Plage

Visit Le Grand-Village-Plage: highlights and tourist information

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Le Grand-Village-Plage is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ronce-les-Bains at 9 km and Ile d'Oleron at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Grand-Village-Plage, 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 Le Grand-Village-Plage in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south-east)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile...

See Ile d'Oleron guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-east)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore...

See La Tremblade guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Brouage guide


Island at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fouras guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a...

See Rochefort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-east)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochelle harbour guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Grand-Village-Plage


Markets in and near Le Grand-Village-Plage

  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Dolus-d'Oleron: market every day except Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (8km)
  • Saint Pierre d'Oleron: market every day (11km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (13km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • La Bree-les-Bains: market every day - seasonal market only (19km)

More information about Le Grand-Village-Plage, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Le Grand-Village-Plage, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Boirie (10km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (22km)
  • La Roche Courbon (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (3km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (13km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (13km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (18km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (34km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (37km)
  • Pointe de Grave (40km)
  • Forêt de Benon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (20km)

Geography and distances

Le Grand-Village-Plage is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Le Grand-Village-Plage is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grand-Village-Plage

Canton: Château-d'Oléron

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17370

Distance to Le Grand-Village-Plage

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 713 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 742 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 Le Grand-Village-Plage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dolus-d'Oleron, Le Chateau-d'Oleron and Saint-Trojan-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grand-Village-Plage

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