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Saleignes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saleignes in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Tusson at 21 km from Saleignes

Visit Saleignes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 21 km and Melle at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saleignes, 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 Saleignes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

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

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

See Tusson guide
Melle

Melle

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 24 km (direction east-south-east), 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-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 34 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 36 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 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 39 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 41 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
Niort

Niort

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 45 km (direction west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saleignes

 
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Markets in and near Saleignes

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (12km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (15km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (19km)
  • Melle: market Friday (24km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (26km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (35km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)

Hotels near Saleignes

More information about Saleignes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saleignes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (40km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (44km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (21km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (22km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saleignes is in the west of France at 76 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saleignes is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saleignes

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17510

Distance to Saleignes

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 134 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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 Saleignes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne, Chives, Les Eduts, Nere, Romazieres, Villiers-Couture and Vinax.

This page in French: Visiter Saleignes

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