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Thaims tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thaims in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Talmont at 14 km from Thaims

Visit Thaims: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Talmont at 14 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thaims, 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 Thaims in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 18 km (direction north-east)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an...

See Saintes guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Royan guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Pons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

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

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


at 29 km (direction 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


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and...

See Brouage guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Thaims


Markets in and near Thaims

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (12km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (16km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (19km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (21km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)

Hotels near Thaims

More information about Thaims, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thaims, France

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

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) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (22km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (22km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (16km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (17km)
  • Forêt de Pons (19km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (21km)
  • Pointe de Grave (23km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (34km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (35km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (35km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (36km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (30km)

Geography and distances

Thaims is in the west of France at 66 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Thaims is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thaims

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17120

Distance to Thaims

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 89 km

from Strasbourg: 724 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 Thaims from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corme-Ecluse, Cozes, Grezac, Meursac, Montpellier-de-Medillan, Rioux, Saint-Andre-de-Lidon and Thezac.

This page in French: Visiter Thaims

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