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Mortiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mortiers in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 10 km from Mortiers

Visit Mortiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 10 km and Barbezieux at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mortiers, 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 Mortiers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Jonzac

Jonzac

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide
Pons

Pons

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
 
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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 33 km (direction north-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 34 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
Pauillac

Pauillac

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

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

See Pauillac guide
Blaye

Blaye

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

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

See Blaye guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 41 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Charmant guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne 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
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 45 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saintes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mortiers

 
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Markets in and near Mortiers

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (15km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (26km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (32km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (34km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (40km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Mortiers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mortiers, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (43km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (21km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (30km)
  • Logis de Forge (39km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)
  • Forêt de Pons (27km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (35km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (46km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Mortiers is in the west of France at 106 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Mortiers is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mortiers

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Mortiers

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 106 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 66 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 Mortiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagnac, Chaunac, Fontaines-d'Ozillac, Leoville, Meux, Ozillac, Saint-Ciers-Champagne, Saint-Germain-de-Vibrac, Saint-Maigrin, Saint-Medard, Vanzac and Vibrac.

This page in French: Visiter Mortiers

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