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Pisany tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pisany in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 12 km from Pisany

Visit Pisany: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 12 km and Mornac-sur-Seudre at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pisany, 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 Pisany in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saintes

Saintes

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 21 km (direction south-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well...

See Talmont guide
 
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Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the...

See Royan guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Pons

Pons

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brouage guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 28 km (direction west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is...

See La Palmyre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore...

See La Tremblade guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Ronce-les-Bains

Ronce-les-Bains

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pisany

 
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Markets in and near Pisany

  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (12km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (19km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (23km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (23km)

More information about Pisany, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pisany, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (13km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (30km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Suzac (20km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (20km)
  • Forêt de Pons (23km)
  • Pointe de Grave (28km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (28km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (28km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (33km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (33km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (35km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pisany is in the west of France at 59 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Pisany is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pisany

Canton: Saujon

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17600

Distance to Pisany

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 97 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Pisany from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balanzac, Corme-Royal, La Clisse, Luchat, Meursac, Pessines, Retaud, Saint-Romain-de-Benet, Thezac and Varzay.

This page in French: Visiter Pisany

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