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Saint-Augustin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Augustin in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of La Palmyre at 6 km from Saint-Augustin

Visit Saint-Augustin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Palmyre at 6 km and Mornac-sur-Seudre at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Augustin, 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-Augustin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Royan guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide
 
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Ronce-les-Bains

Ronce-les-Bains

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long sandy...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 17 km (direction south-east)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Soulac-sur-Mer

Soulac-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Brouage guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rochefort guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ile d'Oleron guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fouras guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Saint-Augustin

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Augustin

  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (6km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (11km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (13km)

Hotels near Saint-Augustin

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Augustin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (29km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (34km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (41km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de la Coubre (11km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (11km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (11km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (14km)
  • Pointe de Grave (17km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (19km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (20km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (43km)
  • Forêt de Pons (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (5km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Augustin is in the west of France at 54 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Augustin is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Augustin

Canton: Tremblade

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17570

Distance to Saint-Augustin

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 696 km

from Bordeaux: 102 km

from Strasbourg: 743 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-Augustin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuillet, Les Mathes, Mornac-sur-Seudre, Royan, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer and Vaux-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Augustin

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