Saint-Ouen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Ouen: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ouen is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 83 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ouen is 382 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ouen

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)

More information about Saint-Ouen, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ouen, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Ouen 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-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