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Les Gonds tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saintes at 4 km from Les Gonds

Visit Les Gonds: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 4 km and Pons at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Gonds, 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 Les Gonds in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saintes

Saintes

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Pons

Pons

at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle...

See Pons guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 23 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre,...

See Cognac guide
 
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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime,...

See Talmont guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small...

See Jonzac guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Royan guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 35 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brouage guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Gonds

 
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Markets in and near Les Gonds

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (16km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (24km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (29km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (31km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (33km)

More information about Les Gonds, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Les Gonds, France

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

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

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (3km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (17km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (32km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (16km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (20km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (28km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (31km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (32km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Pointe de Grave (39km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Les Gonds is in the west of France at 64 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Les Gonds is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Gonds

Canton: Saintes-Est

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17100

Distance to Les Gonds

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 98 km

from Strasbourg: 708 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 Les Gonds from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaniers, Chermignac, Courcoury, Preguillac, Saintes and Thenac.

This page in French: Visiter Les Gonds

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