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Saint-Jean-de-Liversay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Liversay in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Marans at 10 km from Saint-Jean-de-Liversay

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Liversay: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Liversay is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 10 km and Maillezais abbey at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-de-Liversay, 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-Jean-de-Liversay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Surgeres guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 21 km (direction east)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La...

See La Rochelle towers guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral...

See Lucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Liversay


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Liversay

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Benet: market Monday (24km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (24km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (25km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (27km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (32km)

Hotels near Saint-Jean-de-Liversay

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Liversay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Liversay, France

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


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

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (16km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (60km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (33km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (38km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (47km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (5km)
  • Forêt de Benon (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (29km)
  • Zoodyssée (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Liversay is in the west of France at 24 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Liversay is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Liversay

Canton: Courçon

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17170

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Liversay

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 697 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-de-Liversay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courcon, Ferrieres, La Ronde, Nuaille-d'Aunis, Saint-Cyr-du-Doret, Saint-Sauveur-d'Aunis and Taugon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Liversay

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