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Saint-Agnant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Agnant: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Agnant is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 35 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Agnant is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort at 8 km and Brouage at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Agnant, 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 Saint-Agnant 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 Saint-Agnant


Markets in and near Saint-Agnant

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (7km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (14km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (18km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (22km)

More information about Saint-Agnant, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Agnant, France

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


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) (28km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (15km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (28km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (9km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (21km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (23km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (29km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (30km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (32km)
  • Pointe de Grave (39km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (26km)
  • Zoodyssée (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Agnant

Canton: Saint-Agnant

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17620

Distance to Saint-Agnant

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 723 km

Getting here

Saint-Agnant 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 Saint-Agnant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaugeay, Champagne, Echillais, Moeze, Saint-Hippolyte, Saint-Jean-d'Angle, Soubise and Trizay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Agnant

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