Prignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Prignac: highlights and tourist information

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Prignac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 71 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Prignac is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 15 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Prignac, 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 Prignac 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 Prignac

Markets in and near Prignac

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (6km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (31km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (43km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (43km)

More information about Prignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Prignac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Prignac.

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 Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (22km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (33km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (35km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)
  • Logis de Forge (48km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (12km)
  • Forêt de Pons (31km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (46km)
  • Forêt de Benon (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Prignac

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Prignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 112 km

from Strasbourg: 684 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aujac, Aumagne, Authon-Ebeon, Blanzac-les-Matha, Burie, Courcerac, Le Seure, Matha, Mesnac, Migron, Mons and Thors.

This page in French: Visiter Prignac