Saint-Jean-d'Angle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-d'Angle in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Brouage at 10 km from Saint-Jean-d'Angle

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Saint-Jean-d'Angle 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-Jean-d'Angle in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Brouage at 10 km and Rochefort at 14 km.

Saint-Jean-d'Angle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fouras guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Royan guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Island at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

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

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-d'Angle


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-d'Angle

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (13km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (16km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (16km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (17km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)

More information about Saint-Jean-d'Angle, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-d'Angle, France

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


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-Savinien (Fenioux) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (13km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (31km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (41km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (10km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (21km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (22km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (24km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (26km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (27km)
  • Pointe de Grave (33km)
  • Forêt de Pons (41km)
  • Forêt de Benon (45km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (22km)
  • Zoodyssée (56km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-d'Angle is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Angle is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-d'Angle

Canton: Saint-Agnant

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17620

Distance to Saint-Jean-d'Angle

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 725 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-Jean-d'Angle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaugeay, Champagne, Pont-l'Abbe-d'Arnoult, Saint-Agnant, Saint-Sornin, Sainte-Gemme and Sainte-Radegonde.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-d'Angle