Montlieu-la-Garde tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jonzac at 26 km from Montlieu-la-Garde

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Montlieu-la-Garde 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 Montlieu-la-Garde in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 26 km and Barbezieux at 27 km.

Montlieu-la-Garde, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 34 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Blaye guide


at 37 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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Heritage Site at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed...

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at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide


at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pons guide


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

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

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at 45 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide

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Markets in and near Montlieu-la-Garde

  • Montendre: market Thursday (13km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (23km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (40km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Montlieu-la-Garde, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (33km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (53km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (33km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (39km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (40km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (41km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (36km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (44km)

Geography and distances

Montlieu-la-Garde is in the west of France at 123 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Montlieu-la-Garde is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montlieu-la-Garde

Canton: Montlieu-la-Garde

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17210

Distance to Montlieu-la-Garde

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 123 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 52 km

from Strasbourg: 712 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 Montlieu-la-Garde from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chepniers, Montguyon, Neuvicq, Orignolles, Polignac, Pouillac, Saint-Martin-d'Ary, Saint-Palais-de-Negrignac and Sainte-Colombe.

This page in French: Visiter Montlieu-la-Garde