Macqueville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Macqueville in Charente-Maritime

Visit Macqueville: highlights and tourist information

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Macqueville is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 83 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Macqueville is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 13 km and Cognac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Macqueville, 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 Macqueville in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Macqueville

Markets in and near Macqueville

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (11km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (36km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (36km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)

More information about Macqueville, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Macqueville, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (54km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (27km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (28km)
  • Logis de Forge (38km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (46km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (14km)
  • Forêt de Pons (35km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Macqueville

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17490

Distance to Macqueville

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 111 km

from Strasbourg: 676 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballans, Breville, Brie-sous-Matha, Courbillac, Houlette, Louzignac, Mareuil, Neuvicq-le-Chateau, Sainte-Severe, Siecq and Sonnac.

This page in French: Visiter Macqueville