Saint-Georges-de-Didonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Royan at 3 km from Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Visit Saint-Georges-de-Didonne: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Georges-de-Didonne 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-Georges-de-Didonne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Royan at 3 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 6 km.

Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Royan guide


at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

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Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont

Church at 10 km (direction south-east)

The Church Sainte-Radegonde is a roman style church of the 12th century...

See Church Sainte-Radegonde of Talmont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Market days in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne: weekly market: Sunday and Monday; seasonal market: all days exc. Thursday;

  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (0km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (3km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (6km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (9km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (17km)

More information about Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, France

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

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) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (29km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (30km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Suzac (1km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (3km)
  • Pointe de Grave (10km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (21km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (23km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (28km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (32km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (32km)
  • Forêt de Pons (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (16km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is in the west of France at 63 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Canton: Royan-Est

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17110

Distance to Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 91 km

from Strasbourg: 739 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-Georges-de-Didonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Medis, Meschers-sur-Gironde, Royan and Vaux-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Georges-de-Didonne