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Pouillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pouillac: highlights and tourist information

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Pouillac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 121 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Pouillac is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 24 km and Jonzac at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pouillac, 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 Pouillac 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 Pouillac


Markets in and near Pouillac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (23km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (42km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (43km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (44km)

More information about Pouillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pouillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (51km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (35km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (40km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (42km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (37km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouillac

Canton: Montlieu-la-Garde

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17210

Distance to Pouillac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 121 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 55 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

Pouillac 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 Pouillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatenet, Chepniers, Chevanceaux, Le Pin, Montlieu-la-Garde, Neuvicq, Orignolles, Polignac, Saint-Martin-d'Ary, Saint-Palais-de-Negrignac, Sainte-Colombe and Sousmoulins.

This page in French: Visiter Pouillac

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