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Lorignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lorignac: highlights and tourist information

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Lorignac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 86 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Lorignac is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 18 km and Talmont at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lorignac, 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 Lorignac 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 Lorignac


Markets in and near Lorignac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (18km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (29km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (29km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (30km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Lorignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lorignac, France

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

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 Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (3km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (38km)
  • La Roche Courbon (41km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (5km)
  • Forêt de Pons (18km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (26km)
  • Pointe de Grave (29km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (29km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (39km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (50km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (51km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (53km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lorignac

Canton: Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17240

Distance to Lorignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 86 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 70 km

from Strasbourg: 728 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boutenac-Touvent, Brie-sous-Mortagne, Champagnolles, Floirac, Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon, Saint-Dizant-du-Gua, Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde, Saint-Romain-sur-Gironde and Sainte-Ramee.

This page in French: Visiter Lorignac

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