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Saint-Romain-de-Benet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Romain-de-Benet in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Mornac-sur-Seudre at 14 km from Saint-Romain-de-Benet

Visit Saint-Romain-de-Benet: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Romain-de-Benet is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mornac-sur-Seudre at 14 km and Royan at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Romain-de-Benet, 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-Romain-de-Benet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Talmont guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long sandy...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 23 km (direction west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pons guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Romain-de-Benet


Markets in and near Saint-Romain-de-Benet

  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (7km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (15km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (18km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

Hotels near Saint-Romain-de-Benet

More information about Saint-Romain-de-Benet, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain-de-Benet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (15km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (31km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (45km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Suzac (15km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (16km)
  • Pointe de Grave (24km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (25km)
  • Forêt de Pons (26km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (28km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (30km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (34km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (25km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-de-Benet is in the west of France at 57 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-de-Benet is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-de-Benet

Canton: Saujon

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17600

Distance to Saint-Romain-de-Benet

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 97 km

from Strasbourg: 725 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-Romain-de-Benet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balanzac, La Chay, Meursac, Nancras, Pisany, Sablonceaux and Thezac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain-de-Benet

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