Nere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nere in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 23 km from Nere

Visit Nere: highlights and tourist information

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Nere 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 Nere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 23 km and Tusson at 24 km.

Nere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 23 km (direction west)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the abbey church...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 24 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several impressive Renaissance...

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Melle

Melle

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style churches, built...

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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of 12th century...

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Cognac

Cognac

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

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

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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

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

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of the 12th...

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Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 36 km (direction east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Charente River...

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Bayers

Bayers

at 37 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are several other...

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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Saintes

Saintes

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Niort

Niort

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall and a...

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Markets in and near Nere

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (13km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Melle: market Friday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (32km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Nere, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Nere, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (39km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (46km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (59km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (40km)
  • La Roche Courbon (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (30km)
  • Forêt de Benon (49km)
  • Forêt de Pons (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (22km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nere is in the west of France at 73 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Nere is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nere

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17510

Distance to Nere

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 Nere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Contre, Fontaine-Chalendray, Gibourne, Le Gicq, Les Eduts, Loire-sur-Nie, Romazieres, Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire, Saleignes, Seigne and Villemorin.

This page in French: Visiter Nere