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Meursac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meursac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Talmont at 15 km from Meursac

Visit Meursac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont at 15 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Meursac, 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 Meursac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Royan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is...

See La Palmyre guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brouage guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby,...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meursac


Markets in and near Meursac

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (9km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (15km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (20km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (22km)

Hotels near Meursac

More information about Meursac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Meursac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (19km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (50km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (15km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (15km)
  • Forêt de Pons (22km)
  • Pointe de Grave (23km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (30km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (32km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (33km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (28km)

Geography and distances

Meursac is in the west of France at 62 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Meursac is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meursac

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17120

Distance to Meursac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 92 km

from Strasbourg: 725 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 Meursac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corme-Ecluse, Grezac, Montpellier-de-Medillan, Pisany, Saint-Andre-de-Lidon, Saint-Romain-de-Benet, Thaims and Thezac.

This page in French: Visiter Meursac

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