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Saint-Agnant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Agnant in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Rochefort at 8 km from Saint-Agnant

Visit Saint-Agnant: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

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

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

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!



at 8 km (direction )

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fouras guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


at 22 km (direction east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 22 km (direction south-west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


Island at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 29 km (direction west)

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile d'Oleron, but...

See Ile d'Oleron guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide

... 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)

Hotels near Saint-Agnant

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

Saint-Agnant is in the west of France at 35 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Agnant is 415 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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