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Le Gue-d'Allere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Gue-d'Allere in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Surgeres at 13 km from Le Gue-d'Allere

Visit Le Gue-d'Allere: highlights and tourist information

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Le Gue-d'Allere is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 13 km and Marans at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Gue-d'Allere, 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 Gue-d'Allere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Marans guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 23 km (direction 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 23 km (direction west)

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

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See La Rochelle towers guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rochefort guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Fouras guide


at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Gue-d'Allere


Markets in and near Le Gue-d'Allere

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (13km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (21km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (22km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (23km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Benet: market Monday (28km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (29km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (31km)

More information about Le Gue-d'Allere, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Le Gue-d'Allere, France

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


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 Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (28km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (41km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (42km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (43km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (44km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (7km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (12km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (36km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (37km)

Geography and distances

Le Gue-d'Allere is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Le Gue-d'Allere is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Gue-d'Allere

Canton: Courçon

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17540

Distance to Le Gue-d'Allere

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 152 km

from Strasbourg: 700 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 Gue-d'Allere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anais, Benon, Bouhet, Ferrieres, Nuaille-d'Aunis, Saint-Sauveur-d'Aunis, Virson and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Le Gue-d'Allere

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