Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jonzac at 16 km from Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon

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Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 16 km and Pons at 19 km.

Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 16 km (direction east)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

See Vertheuil guide
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at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 31 km (direction west), 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


at 33 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach, and has been...

See Montalivet guide
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Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Royan guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (19km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (24km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (34km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (36km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (5km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (35km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)
  • La Roche Courbon (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (5km)
  • Forêt de Pons (19km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (32km)
  • Pointe de Grave (34km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (34km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (39km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (43km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (50km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon is in the west of France at 91 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon is 444 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon

Canton: Mirambeau

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17240

Distance to Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 444 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 65 km

from Strasbourg: 726 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-Ciers-du-Taillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Consac, Lorignac, Mirambeau, Plassac, Saint-Dizant-du-Bois, Saint-Dizant-du-Gua, Saint-Martial-de-Mirambeau, Saint-Thomas-de-Conac, Sainte-Ramee, Semillac and Semoussac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon


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