Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Talmont at 17 km from Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde

Visit Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde 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-Fort-sur-Gironde in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont at 17 km and Pons at 19 km.

Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pons guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Jonzac guide


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

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

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at 25 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 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 28 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


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 29 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Royan guide


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (19km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (26km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (28km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (31km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde, France

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

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

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (3km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (38km)
  • La Roche Courbon (40km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (7km)
  • Forêt de Pons (19km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (24km)
  • Pointe de Grave (26km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (27km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (48km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (49km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (51km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde is in the west of France at 85 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde

Canton: Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17240

Distance to Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 70 km

from Strasbourg: 729 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-Fort-sur-Gironde from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boutenac-Touvent, Brie-sous-Mortagne, Floirac, Lorignac, Mortagne-sur-Gironde, Saint-Dizant-du-Gua, Saint-Germain-du-Seudre, Saint-Romain-sur-Gironde and Sainte-Ramee.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde