Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jonzac at 2 km from Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan

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Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan 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-Germain-de-Lusignan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 2 km and Pons at 16 km.

Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 2 km (direction east)

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

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at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

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at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

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at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

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at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 45 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (16km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (19km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (39km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, France

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

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) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (19km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (26km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (14km)
  • Forêt de Pons (16km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (31km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (43km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan is in the west of France at 95 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 95 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 69 km

from Strasbourg: 713 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-Germain-de-Lusignan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clam, Clion, Guitinieres, Jonzac, Lussac, Neulles, Nieul-le-Virouil, Saint-Georges-Antignac, Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole and Saint-Sigismond-de-Clermont.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan