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Polignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Polignac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 21 km from Polignac

Visit Polignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 21 km and Barbezieux at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Polignac, 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 Polignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide


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

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

See Blaye guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

See Pauillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pons guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the...

See Margaux guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found...

See Libourne guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and...

See Vertheuil guide


Heritage Site at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being...

See Saint-Emilion guide


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

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a...

See Saint-Simon guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Charmant guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town,...

See Jarnac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Polignac


Markets in and near Polignac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (8km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (21km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (27km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (38km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (42km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (45km)

Hotels near Polignac

More information about Polignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Polignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (53km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (35km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (36km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (33km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (35km)
  • Forêt de Pons (38km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Polignac is in the west of France at 117 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Polignac is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Polignac

Canton: Montlieu-la-Garde

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17210

Distance to Polignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 117 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 54 km

from Strasbourg: 713 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 Polignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantillac, Chatenet, Chepniers, Expiremont, Jussas, Le Pin, Merignac, Montlieu-la-Garde, Pommiers-Moulons, Pouillac, Sainte-Colombe and Sousmoulins.

This page in French: Visiter Polignac

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