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Mazeray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mazeray in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 5 km from Mazeray

Visit Mazeray: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 5 km and Saint-Savinien at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mazeray, 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 Mazeray 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 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
 
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Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 31 km (direction west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide
Pons

Pons

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Pons guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 40 km (direction west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and...

See Brouage guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be...

See Fouras guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mazeray

 
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Markets in and near Mazeray

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (20km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (26km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (32km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (36km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (37km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)

More information about Mazeray, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mazeray, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (17km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (20km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (48km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (26km)
  • Forêt de Pons (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (37km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (40km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (48km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (48km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (48km)
  • Pointe de Grave (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mazeray is in the west of France at 53 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Mazeray is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mazeray

Canton: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to Mazeray

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 694 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 Mazeray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-la-Giraud, Bignay, Fenioux, Grandjean, La Frediere, La Vergne, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap, Taillant, Ternant, Torxe and Voissay.

This page in French: Visiter Mazeray

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