Tanzac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tanzac in Charente-Maritime

Visit Tanzac: highlights and tourist information

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Tanzac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 78 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Tanzac is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 7 km and Jonzac at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tanzac, 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 Tanzac 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 Tanzac

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)

More information about Tanzac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Tanzac, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tanzac

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

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

Tanzac 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 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