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Visit Talmont: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for the imposing roman style church

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Talmont. For detailed visitor information see the Talmont travel guide.

Talmont is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 72 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Talmont is 444 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Talmont include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Verdon-sur-Mer at 12 km and Royan at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Talmont, 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 Talmont 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 Talmont


Markets in and near Talmont

  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (10km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (16km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (16km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (28km)

More information about Talmont, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Talmont, France

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

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) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (20km)
  • La Roche Courbon (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (8km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (11km)
  • Pointe de Grave (11km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (29km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (31km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (33km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (42km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Talmont

Canton: Cozes

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17120

Distance to Talmont

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 444 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 82 km

from Strasbourg: 738 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arces, Barzan, Cozes and Meschers-sur-Gironde.

This page in French: Visiter Talmont

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