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Marignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marignac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Pons at 9 km from Marignac

Visit Marignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 9 km and Jonzac at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marignac, 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 Marignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction north-west)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a...

See Pons guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre,...

See Cognac guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saintes guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


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

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for...

See Pauillac guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the...

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marignac


Markets in and near Marignac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (9km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (27km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (39km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (40km)

More information about Marignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Marignac, France

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

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) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (25km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (20km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (25km)
  • La Roche Courbon (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (9km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (14km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (40km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (42km)
  • Pointe de Grave (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Marignac is in the west of France at 88 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Marignac is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marignac

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Marignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 88 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 77 km

from Strasbourg: 709 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 Marignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avy, Biron, Chadenac, Clam, Clion, Fleac-sur-Seugne, Jarnac-Champagne, Lussac, Mosnac, Neuillac, Neulles, Saint-Georges-Antignac, Saint-Gregoire-d'Ardennes and Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole.

This page in French: Visiter Marignac

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