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Massac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Massac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jarnac at 21 km from Massac

Visit Massac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 21 km and Cognac at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Massac, 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 Massac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Jarnac

Jarnac

at 21 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 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

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

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 35 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Angouleme guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide
Melle

Melle

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

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman...

See Melle guide
Pons

Pons

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Massac

 
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Markets in and near Massac

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (7km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (39km)

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More information about Massac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Massac, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (49km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (20km)
  • Forêt de Pons (41km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (55km)
  • Forêt de Benon (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (34km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Massac is in the west of France at 79 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Massac is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Massac

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17490

Distance to Massac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 118 km

from Strasbourg: 673 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 Massac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballans, Bazauges, Beauvais-sur-Matha, Bresdon, Brie-sous-Matha, Cresse, Gourvillette, Haimps, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Louzignac, Saint-Ouen, Siecq and Sonnac.

This page in French: Visiter Massac

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