Rivedoux-Plage tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rivedoux-Plage: highlights and tourist information

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Rivedoux-Plage is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 10 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Rivedoux-Plage is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Flotte-en-Re at 5 km and Saint-Martin-de-Re at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rivedoux-Plage, 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 Rivedoux-Plage 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 Rivedoux-Plage

Markets in and near Rivedoux-Plage

Market days in Rivedoux-Plage: weekly market: Monday and Friday;

  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (0km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (9km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (9km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (12km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint Denis d'Oleron: market Monday (16km)
  • La Bree-les-Bains: market every day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (17km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)

More information about Rivedoux-Plage, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rivedoux-Plage, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (10km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (16km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (24km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (46km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (48km)
  • La Roche Courbon (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (36km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (38km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (52km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rivedoux-Plage

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17940

Distance to Rivedoux-Plage

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 726 km

from Bordeaux: 157 km

from Strasbourg: 731 km

Getting here

Rivedoux-Plage 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 Rivedoux-Plage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Flotte-en-Re and Sainte-Marie-de-Re.

This page in French: Visiter Rivedoux-Plage