Soumeras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soumeras in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 16 km from Soumeras

Visit Soumeras: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Soumeras in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 16 km and Blaye at 26 km.

Soumeras, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jonzac

Jonzac

at 16 km (direction )

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

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Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 32 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

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Pons

Pons

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Margaux

Margaux

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

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Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 40 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains...

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Cognac

Cognac

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

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Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Talmont guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 47 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

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Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

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Markets in and near Soumeras

  • Montendre: market Thursday (2km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (22km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (37km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (42km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (42km)

More information about Soumeras, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Soumeras, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (49km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (32km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (53km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Soumeras is in the west of France at 111 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Soumeras is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soumeras

Canton: Montendre

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17130

Distance to Soumeras

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 111 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 53 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Soumeras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamouillac, Chartuzac, Corignac, Courpignac, Coux, Donnezac, Expiremont, Montendre, Pommiers-Moulons, Rouffignac and Salignac-de-Mirambeau.

This page in French: Visiter Soumeras

 
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