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Thaire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chatelaillon-Plage at 6 km from Thaire

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Visit Thaire: highlights and tourist information

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Thaire is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 15 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Thaire is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatelaillon-Plage at 6 km and Fouras at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thaire, 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 Thaire 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 Thaire


Markets in and near Thaire

  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (7km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (12km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (15km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (15km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (23km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Thaire, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thaire, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (44km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (46km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Boirie (28km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (29km)
  • La Roche Courbon (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (23km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (25km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (28km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (32km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (39km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thaire

Canton: Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17290

Distance to Thaire

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 703 km

from Bordeaux: 141 km

from Strasbourg: 716 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis, Ballon, Cire-d'Aunis, Croix-Chapeau, Saint-Vivien and Salles-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Thaire

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