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Talmont tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Royan guide


at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach, and has...

See Montalivet guide


at 25 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Pons guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saintes guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Vertheuil guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide

... 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

Talmont is in the west of France at 72 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Talmont is 444 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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