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Visit Puilboreau: highlights and tourist information

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Puilboreau is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 4 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Puilboreau is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochelle at 4 km and La Rochelle aquarium at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puilboreau, 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 Puilboreau 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 Puilboreau


Markets in and near Puilboreau

  • La Rochelle: market every day (4km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (5km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (12km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (13km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (20km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Puilboreau, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Puilboreau, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (36km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (26km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (31km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (42km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (42km)
  • La Roche Courbon (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (25km)
  • Forêt de Benon (26km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Puilboreau

Canton: Rochelle 5e Canton

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17138

Distance to Puilboreau

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 715 km

from Bordeaux: 156 km

from Strasbourg: 718 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aytre, Dompierre-sur-Mer, La Rochelle, Lagord, Marsilly, Nieul-sur-Mer, Perigny, Saint-Rogatien and Saint-Xandre.

This page in French: Visiter Puilboreau

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