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Visit Thenac: highlights and tourist information

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Thenac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 67 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Thenac is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 9 km and Pons at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thenac, 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 Thenac 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 Thenac

Markets in and near Thenac

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (13km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (21km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (27km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Thenac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thenac, France

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

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) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (20km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (13km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (22km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (27km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (27km)
  • Pointe de Grave (34km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (43km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thenac

Canton: Saintes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17460

Distance to Thenac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 663 km

from Bordeaux: 92 km

from Strasbourg: 713 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Chermignac, La Jard, Les Gonds, Preguillac, Retaud, Rioux, Saint-Leger, Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille and Tesson.

This page in French: Visiter Thenac

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