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Pouillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pouillac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Barbezieux at 24 km from Pouillac

Visit Pouillac: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Blaye guide
 
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Libourne

Libourne

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

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

See Libourne guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 40 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for...

See Pauillac guide
Pons

Pons

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Margaux guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Charmant guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 46 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

See Vertheuil guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 46 km (direction west), 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 Pouillac

 
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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

 
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Geography and distances

Pouillac is in the west of France at 121 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Pouillac is 445 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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