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Puyrolland tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puyrolland in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Surgeres at 11 km from Puyrolland

Visit Puyrolland: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 11 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Puyrolland, 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 Puyrolland in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the...

See Surgeres guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 13 km (direction south-east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a...

See Rochefort guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes,...

See Marais Poitevin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for...

See Coulon guide


at 33 km (direction south)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an...

See Saintes guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Fouras guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge...

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel,...

See Brouage guide


at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Marans guide


Island at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Puyrolland


Markets in and near Puyrolland

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (12km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (28km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (31km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (33km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (36km)

More information about Puyrolland, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Puyrolland, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (38km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (27km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (22km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (32km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (40km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (21km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (57km)

Geography and distances

Puyrolland is in the west of France at 42 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Puyrolland is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puyrolland

Canton: Tonnay-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17380

Distance to Puyrolland

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 134 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Puyrolland from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernay-Saint-Martin, Breuil-la-Reorte, Chervettes, Courant, La Benate, Landes, Migre, Nachamps, Saint-Felix, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Barriere and Saint-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Puyrolland

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