Massac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Massac: highlights and tourist information

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Massac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 79 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Massac is 385 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Massac

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)

More information about Massac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Massac, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Massac 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 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