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Matha tourism and travel guide

Photo of Matha in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km from Matha

Visit Matha: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km and Cognac at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Matha, 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 Matha in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 19 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
 
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Saintes

Saintes

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an...

See Saintes guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 31 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Pons

Pons

at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Melle

Melle

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Angouleme guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 43 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in...

See Surgeres guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide

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

Map of places to visit near Matha

 
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Markets in and near Matha

Market days in Matha: weekly market: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday;

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (0km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (17km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (37km)
  • Melle: market Friday (42km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (43km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (43km)

Hotels near Matha

More information about Matha, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Matha, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (26km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (31km)
  • La Roche Courbon (37km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (42km)
  • Logis de Forge (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (17km)
  • Forêt de Pons (37km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (51km)
  • Forêt de Benon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Matha is in the west of France at 72 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Matha is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Matha

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Matha

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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 Matha from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnizeau, Blanzac-les-Matha, Brie-sous-Matha, Courcerac, Haimps, La Brousse, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Mons, Prignac, Sonnac and Thors.

This page in French: Visiter Matha

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