Sidebar Menu

Saint-Martin-de-Re tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Martin-de-Re in Charente-Maritime
Saint-Martin-de-Ré hotels
Booking.com: best prices
Where
Arrive
Leave

Visit Saint-Martin-de-Re: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very pretty and has an attractive port

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Martin-de-Re. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Martin-de-Re travel guide.

Saint-Martin-de-Re is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 17 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-de-Re is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile de Re at 4 km and Ars-en-Re at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Martin-de-Re, 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-Martin-de-Re in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
Advertisement
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-de-Re

Advertisement

Markets in and near Saint-Martin-de-Re

  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (2km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (5km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (8km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (12km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (16km)
  • La Tranche-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint Denis d'Oleron: market Monday (18km)

More information about Saint-Martin-de-Re, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-de-Re, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (18km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (28km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (44km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (48km)
  • La Roche Courbon (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (41km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (44km)
  • Forêt de Benon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (45km)
 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-de-Re

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17410

Distance to Saint-Martin-de-Re

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 733 km

from Bordeaux: 163 km

from Strasbourg: 735 km

Getting here

Saint-Martin-de-Re 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-Martin-de-Re from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ile de Re, La Couarde-sur-Mer, La Flotte-en-Re, Le Bois-Plage-en-Re and Sainte-Marie-de-Re.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-de-Re

Back To Top