Thors tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thors: highlights and tourist information

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Thors is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 74 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Thors is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 16 km and Jarnac at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thors, 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 Thors 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 Thors

Markets in and near Thors

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (4km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (35km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (41km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (42km)

More information about Thors, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thors, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thors.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (23km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (32km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (34km)
  • La Roche Courbon (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (13km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (48km)
  • Forêt de Benon (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thors

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Thors

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzac-les-Matha, Breville, Brie-sous-Matha, Courcerac, Haimps, La Brousse, Le Seure, Louzignac, Matha, Mons, Prignac and Sonnac.

This page in French: Visiter Thors