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Photo of Taugon in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Maillezais abbey at 11 km from Taugon

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Visit Taugon: highlights and tourist information

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Taugon is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 29 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Taugon is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maillezais abbey at 11 km and Marans at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Taugon, 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 Taugon 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 Taugon

Markets in and near Taugon

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Benet: market Monday (20km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (23km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (29km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (29km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Taugon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Taugon, France

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


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 Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (6km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (10km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (31km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (37km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (51km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (1km)
  • Forêt de Benon (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (24km)
  • Zoodyssée (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Taugon

Canton: Courçon

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17170

Distance to Taugon

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 693 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Ronde, Maille, Saint-Cyr-du-Doret and Saint-Jean-de-Liversay.

This page in French: Visiter Taugon

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