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Saint-Eugene tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Eugene in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Barbezieux at 11 km from Saint-Eugene

Visit Saint-Eugene: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Eugene is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 99 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Eugene is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 11 km and Jonzac at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Eugene, 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-Eugene 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-Eugene


Markets in and near Saint-Eugene

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (22km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (27km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (37km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (40km)

More information about Saint-Eugene, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Eugene, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (11km)
  • Logis de Forge (32km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (34km)
  • La Roche Courbon (52km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (22km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (27km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Eugene

Canton: Archiac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17520

Distance to Saint-Eugene

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 99 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 78 km

from Strasbourg: 698 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-Champagne, Ambleville, Archiac, Arthenac, Brie-sous-Archiac, Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, Guimps, Lachaise, Moings and Saint-Palais-du-Ne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Eugene

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