Rouffignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouffignac in Charente-Maritime

Visit Rouffignac: highlights and tourist information

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Rouffignac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 107 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Rouffignac is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 12 km and Pauillac at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouffignac, 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 Rouffignac 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 Rouffignac

Markets in and near Rouffignac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (6km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (27km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (28km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (39km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)

More information about Rouffignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rouffignac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km)
  • Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (28km)
  • Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (30km)
  • Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (23km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (33km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (33km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (20km)
  • Forêt de Pons (28km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (43km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (49km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouffignac

Canton: Montendre

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17130

Distance to Rouffignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 107 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 56 km

from Strasbourg: 719 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agudelle, Allas-Bocage, Chamouillac, Chartuzac, Courpignac, Coux, Fontaines-d'Ozillac, Montendre, Salignac-de-Mirambeau, Soubran, Soumeras, Tugeras-Saint-Maurice and Villexavier.

This page in French: Visiter Rouffignac