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Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 57 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 3 km and Saint-Savinien at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap, 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-Julien-de-l'Escap 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-Julien-de-l'Escap


Markets in and near Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (16km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (37km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (40km)

More information about Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (18km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (26km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (42km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (43km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (26km)
  • Forêt de Benon (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (39km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (46km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (48km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (54km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (54km)
  • Pointe de Grave (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap

Canton: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 122 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap 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-Julien-de-l'Escap from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antezant-la-Chapelle, Asnieres-la-Giraud, Courcelles, Fontenet, Les Eglises-d'Argenteuil, Mazeray, Poursay-Garnaud, Saint-Denis-du-Pin, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Varaize and Vervant.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap

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