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Soubise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soubise in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Rochefort at 4 km from Soubise

Visit Soubise: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort at 4 km and Fouras at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Soubise, 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 Soubise in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel,...

See Brouage guide


Island at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike,...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 25 km (direction west)

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile d'Oleron, but...

See Ile d'Oleron guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 25 km (direction south-west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide

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

Map of places to visit near Soubise


Markets in and near Soubise

  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (3km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (14km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (18km)
  • Dolus-d'Oleron: market every day except Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (20km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

Hotels near Soubise

More information about Soubise, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Soubise, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (32km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (21km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (23km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (10km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (20km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (24km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (31km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (35km)
  • Forêt de Benon (36km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (38km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (44km)
  • Pointe de Grave (44km)
  • Forêt de Pons (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (29km)

Geography and distances

Soubise is in the west of France at 28 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Soubise is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soubise

Canton: Saint-Agnant

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17780

Distance to Soubise

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 126 km

from Strasbourg: 723 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 Soubise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaugeay, Echillais, Moeze, Port-Des-Barques, Rochefort, Saint-Agnant, Saint-Froult, Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente and Vergeroux.

This page in French: Visiter Soubise

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