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Saint-Loup tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Loup in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 9 km from Saint-Loup

Visit Saint-Loup: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Loup is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 9 km and Saint-Savinien at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Loup, 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-Loup in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide
 
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Saintes

Saintes

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Saintes guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Fouras guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide
Niort

Niort

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Ile-d'Aix

Ile-d'Aix

Island at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Loup

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Loup

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (15km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (27km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (35km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (37km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (38km)

Hotels near Saint-Loup

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Loup, France

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

Aquarium

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) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (23km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (26km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (37km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (37km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (52km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (24km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Loup is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Loup is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Loup

Canton: Tonnay-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17380

Distance to Saint-Loup

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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-Loup from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuil-la-Reorte, Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie, Courant, La Benate, La Vergne, Landes, Lozay, Nachamps, Puyrolland, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Barriere, Ternant, Torxe and Voissay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Loup

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