Tanzac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pons at 7 km from Tanzac

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Tanzac 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 Tanzac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 7 km and Jonzac at 20 km.

Tanzac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Pons

Pons

at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pons guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saintes guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Talmont guide
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Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Royan guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

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

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

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 38 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide

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Markets in and near Tanzac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (7km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (26km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (29km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Tanzac, France

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

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) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (16km)
  • La Roche Courbon (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (7km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (11km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (27km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (27km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (29km)
  • Pointe de Grave (33km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (47km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Tanzac is in the west of France at 78 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Tanzac is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tanzac

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17260

Distance to Tanzac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 81 km

from Strasbourg: 717 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 Tanzac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belluire, Champagnolles, Gemozac, Givrezac, Jazennes, Mazerolles, Saint-Germain-du-Seudre, Saint-Palais-de-Phiolin, Saint-Quantin-de-Rancanne, Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille and Villars-en-Pons.

This page in French: Visiter Tanzac

 
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