Rouffiac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouffiac in Charente-Maritime

Visit Rouffiac: highlights and tourist information

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Rouffiac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 73 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Rouffiac is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 12 km and Saintes at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouffiac, 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 Rouffiac 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 Rouffiac

Markets in and near Rouffiac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (12km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (25km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (33km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (39km)

More information about Rouffiac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rouffiac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (11km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (27km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (31km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (33km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (11km)
  • Forêt de Pons (12km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (27km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (39km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (40km)
  • Pointe de Grave (46km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (48km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouffiac

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Rouffiac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 95 km

from Strasbourg: 702 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brives-sur-Charente, Chaniers, Cherac, Colombiers, Dompierre-sur-Charente, Montils, Saint-Sauvant, Saint-Sever-de-Saintonge and Salignac-sur-Charente.

This page in French: Visiter Rouffiac