Lussac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lussac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 4 km from Lussac

Visit Lussac: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lussac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 4 km and Pons at 13 km.

Lussac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jonzac

Jonzac

at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide
Pons

Pons

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 25 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
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Saintes

Saintes

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

See Vertheuil guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 44 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide

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

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Markets in and near Lussac

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (13km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (21km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (42km)

More information about Lussac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lussac, France

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

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) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (30km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (18km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (27km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (44km)
  • La Roche Courbon (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (12km)
  • Forêt de Pons (13km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (41km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (43km)
  • Pointe de Grave (45km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Lussac is in the west of France at 93 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Lussac is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lussac

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Lussac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 93 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 71 km

from Strasbourg: 713 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 Lussac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clam, Clion, Guitinieres, Jonzac, Marignac, Mosnac, Neulles, Saint-Georges-Antignac, Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, Saint-Gregoire-d'Ardennes, Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole and Saint-Sigismond-de-Clermont.

This page in French: Visiter Lussac

 
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