Loire-sur-Nie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loire-sur-Nie in Charente-Maritime

Visit Loire-sur-Nie: highlights and tourist information

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Loire-sur-Nie is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 71 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Loire-sur-Nie is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km and Tusson at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Loire-sur-Nie, 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 Loire-sur-Nie in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Loire-sur-Nie

Markets in and near Loire-sur-Nie

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (9km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (10km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Melle: market Friday (32km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (36km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (40km)

More information about Loire-sur-Nie, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Loire-sur-Nie, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Loire-sur-Nie.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (27km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)
  • La Roche Courbon (42km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (44km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)
  • Logis de Forge (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (27km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Forêt de Benon (48km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (23km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (55km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Loire-sur-Nie

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17470

Distance to Loire-sur-Nie

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 126 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

Loire-sur-Nie is in the west of France. 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 Loire-sur-Nie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherbonnieres, Cresse, Gibourne, Le Gicq, Les Eduts, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Nere, Seigne and Villemorin.

This page in French: Visiter Loire-sur-Nie