Port-d'Envaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Port-d'Envaux: highlights and tourist information

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Port-d'Envaux is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 51 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Port-d'Envaux is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 5 km and Saintes at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-d'Envaux, 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 Port-d'Envaux 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 Port-d'Envaux

Markets in and near Port-d'Envaux

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (25km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (29km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (30km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Port-d'Envaux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Port-d'Envaux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Port-d'Envaux.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (50km)

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

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (9km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (8km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (45km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (52km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (28km)
  • Forêt de Pons (30km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (30km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (36km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (36km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (41km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (41km)
  • Forêt de Benon (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (43km)
  • Pointe de Grave (44km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (41km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-d'Envaux

Canton: Saint-Porchaire

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17350

Distance to Port-d'Envaux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 112 km

from Strasbourg: 706 km

Getting here

Port-d'Envaux 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 Port-d'Envaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annepont, Bussac-sur-Charente, Crazannes, Grandjean, Le Mung, Les Essards, Plassay, Saint-Savinien, Saint-Vaize and Taillebourg.

This page in French: Visiter Port-d'Envaux