Semillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Semillac in Charente-Maritime

Visit Semillac: highlights and tourist information

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Semillac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 95 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Semillac is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 14 km and Pons at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Semillac, 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 Semillac 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 Semillac

Markets in and near Semillac

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (21km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (39km)

More information about Semillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Semillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (9km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (33km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (9km)
  • Forêt de Pons (21km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (36km)
  • Pointe de Grave (38km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (39km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (39km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (55km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Semillac

Canton: Mirambeau

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17150

Distance to Semillac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 95 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 62 km

from Strasbourg: 725 km

Getting here

Semillac 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 Semillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Consac, Mirambeau, Nieul-le-Virouil, Saint-Bonnet-sur-Gironde, Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon, Saint-Dizant-du-Bois, Saint-Martial-de-Mirambeau, Sainte-Ramee and Semoussac.

This page in French: Visiter Semillac