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Saint-Ouen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Ouen in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Tusson at 19 km from Saint-Ouen

Visit Saint-Ouen: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 19 km and Jarnac at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Ouen, 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-Ouen in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 21 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
 
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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Melle

Melle

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

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ouen

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Ouen

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (12km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (36km)

Hotels near Saint-Ouen

More information about Saint-Ouen, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ouen, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (36km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (46km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (47km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (19km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)
  • Logis de Forge (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (44km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (35km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Ouen is in the west of France at 83 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ouen is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ouen

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17490

Distance to Saint-Ouen

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 669 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-Ouen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anville, Auge-Saint-Medard, Barbezieres, Bazauges, Beauvais-sur-Matha, Bresdon, Cresse, Gourvillette, Louzignac, Massac, Ranville-Breuillaud, Siecq and Verdille.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ouen

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