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Soulignonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soulignonne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 12 km from Soulignonne

Visit Soulignonne: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 12 km (direction east)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brouage guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 28 km (direction north-east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See La Palmyre guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long sandy...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide

... 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)

Hotels near Soulignonne

More information about Soulignonne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Soulignonne, France

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


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

Soulignonne is in the west of France at 51 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Soulignonne is 416 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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