Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 2 km and Pons at 16 km.

Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 2 km (direction south-south-west)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

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at 22 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

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at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

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at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

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at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

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at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

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at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains...

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at 44 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne


Markets in and near Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (16km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (20km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (40km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne, France

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

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 Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (22km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (24km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (45km)
  • La Roche Courbon (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (16km)
  • Forêt de Pons (16km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne is in the west of France at 96 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 96 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 640 km

from Bordeaux: 70 km

from Strasbourg: 710 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-Martial-de-Vitaterne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagnac, Clam, Clion, Jonzac, Lussac, Meux, Moings, Neulles, Reaux, Saint-Georges-Antignac, Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, Saint-Gregoire-d'Ardennes, Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois and Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne