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Puilboreau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puilboreau in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of La Rochelle at 4 km from Puilboreau

Visit Puilboreau: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 4 km (direction south-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 4 km (direction south-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 4 km (direction south-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 4 km (direction south-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 4 km (direction south-west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in...

See La Rochelle towers guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west)

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section...

See Marans guide


at 19 km (direction west)

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide


Island at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras,...

See Fouras guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 22 km (direction west)

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy...

See Ile de Re guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide

... 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

Puilboreau is in the west of France at 4 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Puilboreau is 395 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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