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Saint-Hippolyte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Hippolyte in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Rochefort at 6 km from Saint-Hippolyte

Visit Saint-Hippolyte: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hippolyte is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort at 6 km and Brouage at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Hippolyte, 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-Hippolyte in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Rochefort

Rochefort

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 17 km (direction east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide
 
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Surgeres

Surgeres

at 23 km (direction north-east)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Ile-d'Aix

Ile-d'Aix

Island at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike,...

See Ile-d'Aix guide
Ronce-les-Bains

Ronce-les-Bains

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 28 km (direction east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 34 km (direction north-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La...

See La Rochelle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Hippolyte

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Hippolyte

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (7km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (21km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (23km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (24km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (25km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (26km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

Hotels near Saint-Hippolyte

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Hippolyte, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (23km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (13km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (32km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (16km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (28km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (31km)
  • Forêt de Benon (33km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (36km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (36km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (38km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Pointe de Grave (45km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (33km)
  • Zoodyssée (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Hippolyte is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hippolyte is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hippolyte

Canton: Tonnay-Charente

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17430

Distance to Saint-Hippolyte

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 123 km

from Strasbourg: 716 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-Hippolyte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabariot, Echillais, La Vallee, Lussant, Saint-Agnant, Tonnay-Charente and Trizay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hippolyte

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