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Taillant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Taillant in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Savinien at 5 km from Taillant

Visit Taillant: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 5 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Taillant, 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 Taillant in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 17 km (direction south)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an...

See Saintes guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
 
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Rochefort

Rochefort

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 36 km (direction west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications...

See Brouage guide
Pons

Pons

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a...

See Pons guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fouras guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide
Ronce-les-Bains

Ronce-les-Bains

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Taillant

 
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Markets in and near Taillant

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (24km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (25km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (27km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (35km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (36km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Taillant, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Taillant, France

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

Aquarium

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) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (15km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (15km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (51km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (36km)
  • Forêt de Pons (36km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (44km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (45km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (48km)
  • Pointe de Grave (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (32km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Taillant is in the west of France at 50 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Taillant is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Taillant

Canton: Saint-Savinien

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17350

Distance to Taillant

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 118 km

from Strasbourg: 698 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 Taillant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bignay, Fenioux, Grandjean, La Frediere, Les Nouillers, Mazeray, Saint-Savinien, Ternant, Torxe and Voissay.

This page in French: Visiter Taillant

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