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Moragne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moragne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Rochefort at 13 km from Moragne

Visit Moragne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort at 13 km and Saint-Savinien at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moragne, 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 Moragne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in...

See Fouras guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Island at 29 km (direction west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the...

See La Rochelle harbour guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moragne


Markets in and near Moragne

  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (14km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (16km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (25km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (30km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (31km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Moragne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Moragne, France

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


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) (18km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (17km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (39km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (25km)
  • Forêt de Benon (26km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (37km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (40km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (43km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (45km)
  • Forêt de Pons (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (37km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (42km)

Geography and distances

Moragne is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Moragne is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moragne

Canton: Tonnay-Charente

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17430

Distance to Moragne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 707 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 Moragne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabariot, Champdolent, Genouille, Lussant, Puy-du-Lac, Saint-Coutant-le-Grand and Saint-Crepin.

This page in French: Visiter Moragne

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