Salignac-sur-Charente tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salignac-sur-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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Salignac-sur-Charente is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 78 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Salignac-sur-Charente is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 8 km and Pons at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salignac-sur-Charente, 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 Salignac-sur-Charente 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 Salignac-sur-Charente

Markets in and near Salignac-sur-Charente

  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (14km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (23km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (39km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (39km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Salignac-sur-Charente, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Salignac-sur-Charente, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Salignac-sur-Charente.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (14km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (25km)
  • La Roche Courbon (33km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (34km)
  • Logis de Forge (45km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (7km)
  • Forêt de Pons (14km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (28km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (44km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salignac-sur-Charente

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Salignac-sur-Charente

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 697 km

Getting here

Salignac-sur-Charente 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 Salignac-sur-Charente from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars, Brives-sur-Charente, Cherac, Dompierre-sur-Charente, Gimeux, Javrezac, Louzac-Saint-Andre, Merpins, Perignac, Rouffiac and Saint-Laurent-de-Cognac.

This page in French: Visiter Salignac-sur-Charente