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Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 97 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 6 km and Pons at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, 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-Hilaire-du-Bois in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois


Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (16km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (19km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (36km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (39km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (16km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (30km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (38km)
  • La Roche Courbon (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (12km)
  • Forêt de Pons (19km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (35km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (42km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (43km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (44km)
  • Pointe de Grave (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois

Canton: Mirambeau

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 97 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 65 km

from Strasbourg: 717 km

Getting here

Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois is in the west of France. 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-Hilaire-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agudelle, Allas-Bocage, Guitinieres, Jonzac, Lussac, Mirambeau, Nieul-le-Virouil, Plassac, Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, Saint-Sigismond-de-Clermont, Saint-Simon-de-Bordes and Villexavier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois

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