Perignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Perignac: highlights and tourist information

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Perignac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 80 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Perignac is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 8 km and Cognac at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Perignac, 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 Perignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Perignac

Markets in and near Perignac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (8km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (36km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (38km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)

More information about Perignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Perignac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Perignac.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (18km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (25km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (28km)
  • La Roche Courbon (33km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (8km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (13km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (22km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (40km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Perignac

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Perignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 88 km

from Strasbourg: 703 km

Getting here

Perignac is in the west of France. 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 Perignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biron, Bougneau, Brives-sur-Charente, Coulonges, Echebrune, Lonzac, Montils, Saint-Seurin-de-Palenne and Salignac-sur-Charente.

This page in French: Visiter Perignac