Soulignonne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Soulignonne: highlights and tourist information

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Soulignonne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 51 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Soulignonne is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 12 km and Saint-Savinien at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Soulignonne, 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 Soulignonne 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 Soulignonne

Markets in and near Soulignonne

  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (16km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (23km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (25km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Soulignonne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Soulignonne, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (51km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (5km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (39km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (24km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (25km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (26km)
  • Forêt de Pons (29km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (32km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (34km)
  • Pointe de Grave (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (35km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (36km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (31km)
  • Zoodyssée (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Soulignonne

Canton: Saint-Porchaire

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17250

Distance to Soulignonne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 106 km

from Strasbourg: 716 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balanzac, Corme-Royal, La Clisse, Les Essards, Pessines, Plassay, Saint-Georges-Des-Coteaux, Saint-Porchaire and Saint-Sulpice-d'Arnoult.

This page in French: Visiter Soulignonne