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Saint-Felix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Felix in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Surgeres at 12 km from Saint-Felix

Visit Saint-Felix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 12 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Felix, 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-Felix in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Surgeres

Surgeres

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Niort

Niort

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Saintes guide
Melle

Melle

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Marans

Marans

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Felix

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Felix

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (12km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Benet: market Monday (31km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (33km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (33km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (38km)

Hotels near Saint-Felix

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Felix, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

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-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (33km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (19km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (29km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (45km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (17km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (62km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Felix is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Felix is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Felix

Canton: Loulay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17330

Distance to Saint-Felix

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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-Felix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernay-Saint-Martin, Courant, Doeuil-sur-le-Mignon, Lozay, Marsais, Migre, Priaires, Puyrolland and Saint-Saturnin-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Felix

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