Saint-Germain-du-Seudre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pons at 12 km from Saint-Germain-du-Seudre

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Saint-Germain-du-Seudre 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-du-Seudre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 12 km and Talmont at 19 km.

Saint-Germain-du-Seudre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Saintes guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-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


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Royan guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction 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


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Montalivet guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-du-Seudre

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (12km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (27km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (27km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (32km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-du-Seudre, France

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

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) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (9km)
  • La Roche Courbon (36km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (6km)
  • Forêt de Pons (12km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (25km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (28km)
  • Pointe de Grave (30km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (33km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (49km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (49km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (49km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-du-Seudre is in the west of France at 81 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-du-Seudre is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-du-Seudre

Canton: Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17240

Distance to Saint-Germain-du-Seudre

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 75 km

from Strasbourg: 723 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-du-Seudre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bois, Brie-sous-Mortagne, Champagnolles, Givrezac, Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde, Saint-Palais-de-Phiolin, Saint-Quantin-de-Rancanne, Tanzac and Virollet.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-du-Seudre