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Thezac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thezac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 15 km from Thezac

Visit Thezac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 15 km and Talmont at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thezac, 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 Thezac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Royan guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pons guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brouage guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


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

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination,...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thezac


Markets in and near Thezac

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (11km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (17km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (21km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (21km)

More information about Thezac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thezac, France

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

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) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (17km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (27km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (17km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (18km)
  • Forêt de Pons (21km)
  • Pointe de Grave (25km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (26km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (30km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (33km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (34km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (29km)

Geography and distances

Thezac is in the west of France at 61 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Thezac is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thezac

Canton: Saujon

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17600

Distance to Thezac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 722 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 Thezac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corme-Ecluse, Luchat, Meursac, Montpellier-de-Medillan, Pisany, Retaud, Saint-Romain-de-Benet, Thaims and Varzay.

This page in French: Visiter Thezac

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