Loix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loix in Charente-Maritime

Visit Loix: highlights and tourist information

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Loix is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 23 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Loix is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile de Re at 3 km and Saint-Martin-de-Re at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Loix, 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 Loix 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 Loix

Markets in and near Loix

  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (6km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (14km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Angles: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Saint Denis d'Oleron: market Monday (22km)

More information about Loix, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Loix, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (22km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (33km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (44km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (46km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Loix

Canton: Ars-en-Ré

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17111

Distance to Loix

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 739 km

Getting here

Loix 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 Loix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars-en-Re, Ile de Re, La Couarde-sur-Mer, Le Bois-Plage-en-Re and Les Portes-en-Re.

This page in French: Visiter Loix