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Semoussac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Semoussac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 16 km from Semoussac

Visit Semoussac: highlights and tourist information

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Semoussac 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: Semoussac is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 16 km and Vertheuil at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Semoussac, 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 Semoussac 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 Semoussac


Markets in and near Semoussac

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (20km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (22km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (37km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (38km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (38km)

More information about Semoussac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Semoussac, France

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

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) (34km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (8km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (9km)
  • Forêt de Pons (23km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (35km)
  • Pointe de Grave (37km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (38km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (38km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (42km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Semoussac

Canton: Mirambeau

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17150

Distance to Semoussac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 95 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 61 km

from Strasbourg: 727 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Consac, Mirambeau, Saint-Bonnet-sur-Gironde, Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon, Saint-Dizant-du-Bois, Saint-Martial-de-Mirambeau, Saint-Sorlin-de-Conac, Saint-Thomas-de-Conac, Sainte-Ramee and Semillac.

This page in French: Visiter Semoussac

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