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Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille tourism and travel guide

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

Visit Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 12 km and Saintes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Pons

Pons

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide
Talmont

Talmont

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
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

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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Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Royan guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

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
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Cognac

Cognac

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
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

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...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Soulac-sur-Mer

Soulac-sur-Mer

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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille

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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)
 
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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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