Pisany tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pisany: highlights and tourist information

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Pisany is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 59 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Pisany is 423 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pisany

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Pisany 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 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