Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pons at 12 km from Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille

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Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille 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-Simon-de-Pellouaille in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 12 km and Saintes at 16 km.

Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pons guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
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Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Royan guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction 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


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

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Seaside resort at 35 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
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (12km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (19km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (23km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille, France

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

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) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (20km)
  • La Roche Courbon (24km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (12km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (17km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (22km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (23km)
  • Pointe de Grave (29km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (39km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (42km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (37km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille is in the west of France at 70 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17260

Distance to Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 87 km

from Strasbourg: 719 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-Simon-de-Pellouaille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cravans, Gemozac, Montpellier-de-Medillan, Rioux, Saint-Andre-de-Lidon, Tanzac, Tesson, Thenac and Villars-en-Pons.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille


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