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Visit Saint-Leger: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Leger is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 74 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 5 km and Saintes at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Leger, 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-Leger 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-Leger


Markets in and near Saint-Leger

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (6km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (27km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (32km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (34km)

More information about Saint-Leger, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger, France

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

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) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (23km)
  • La Roche Courbon (27km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (5km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (18km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (21km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (31km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (32km)
  • Pointe de Grave (37km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Saint-Leger

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 656 km

from Bordeaux: 87 km

from Strasbourg: 711 km

Getting here

Saint-Leger 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-Leger from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Bougneau, Colombiers, Jazennes, La Jard, Pons, Preguillac, Saint-Seurin-de-Palenne, Tesson, Thenac and Villars-en-Pons.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leger

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