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Taillebourg tourism and travel guide

Photo of Taillebourg in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Savinien at 6 km from Taillebourg

Visit Taillebourg: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 6 km and Saintes at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Taillebourg, 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 Taillebourg in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
 
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Pons

Pons

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Brouage guide
Royan

Royan

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

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

See Royan guide
Fouras

Fouras

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

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

See Fouras guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west)

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

See La Tremblade guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Taillebourg

 
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Markets in and near Taillebourg

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (26km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (27km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (29km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (31km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)

More information about Taillebourg, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Taillebourg, France

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

Aquarium

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

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (7km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (11km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (45km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (50km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (26km)
  • Forêt de Pons (29km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (33km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (37km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (38km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (41km)
  • Forêt de Benon (42km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (44km)
  • Pointe de Grave (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (39km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Taillebourg is in the west of France at 53 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Taillebourg is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Taillebourg

Canton: Saint-Savinien

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17350

Distance to Taillebourg

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 111 km

from Strasbourg: 703 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 Taillebourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annepont, Bussac-sur-Charente, Crazannes, Ecurat, Fenioux, Grandjean, La Frediere, Le Mung, Port-d'Envaux, Saint-Savinien and Saint-Vaize.

This page in French: Visiter Taillebourg

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