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Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Fouras at 4 km from Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree

Visit Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fouras at 4 km and Rochefort at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree, 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-Laurent-de-la-Pree in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Fouras guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rochefort guide


Island at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 22 km (direction north-north-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 22 km (direction north-north-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 22 km (direction north-north-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 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Rochelle towers guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

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

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile d'Oleron, but...

See Ile d'Oleron guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

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

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

See La Tremblade guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree


Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree

  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (7km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (11km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (17km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (19km)
  • Dolus-d'Oleron: market every day except Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Saint Pierre d'Oleron: market every day (21km)

Hotels near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree

More information about Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree, France

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


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) (36km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Boirie (21km)
  • La Roche Courbon (26km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (15km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (22km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (29km)
  • Forêt de Benon (32km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (35km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (39km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (42km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)
  • Forêt de Pons (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree

Canton: Rochefort-Nord

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17450

Distance to Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 132 km

from Strasbourg: 723 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-Laurent-de-la-Pree from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fouras, Port-Des-Barques, Rochefort, Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente, Vergeroux and Yves.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-de-la-Pree

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