Macqueville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Macqueville in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jarnac at 13 km from Macqueville

Visit Macqueville: highlights and tourist information

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Macqueville 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 Macqueville in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 13 km and Cognac at 15 km.

Macqueville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jarnac

Jarnac

at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Saintes guide
Pons

Pons

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 37 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 37 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Macqueville, France

What to do at Macqueville? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Macqueville is in the west of France at 83 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Macqueville is 391 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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