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Meux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jonzac at 6 km from Meux

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Meux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 6 km and Barbezieux at 16 km.

Meux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jonzac

Jonzac

at 6 km (direction west)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 16 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Pons

Pons

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
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Jarnac

Jarnac

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

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

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

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide
Charmant

Charmant

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

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a...

See Charmant guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

See Vertheuil guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide

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Markets in and near Meux

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (18km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (22km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (36km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (38km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (40km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Meux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Meux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (39km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (20km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (27km)
  • Logis de Forge (39km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (47km)
  • La Roche Courbon (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (22km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (22km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (31km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (49km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Meux is in the west of France at 101 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Meux is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meux

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Meux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 101 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 70 km

from Strasbourg: 706 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 Meux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-Champagne, Brie-sous-Archiac, Champagnac, Moings, Mortiers, Ozillac, Reaux, Saint-Ciers-Champagne, Saint-Germain-de-Vibrac, Saint-Maigrin, Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole and Saint-Medard.

This page in French: Visiter Meux

 
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