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Torxe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Torxe in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 7 km from Torxe

Visit Torxe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 7 km and Saint-Savinien at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torxe, 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 Torxe in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 7 km (direction east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 19 km (direction north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the...

See Surgeres guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Saintes guide
 
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Rochefort

Rochefort

at 26 km (direction west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be...

See Fouras guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice...

See Cognac guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre...

See Coulon guide
Pons

Pons

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
Ile-d'Aix

Ile-d'Aix

Island at 43 km (direction west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or...

See Ile-d'Aix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Torxe

 
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Markets in and near Torxe

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (26km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (27km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (38km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (38km)

More information about Torxe, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Torxe, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (21km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (19km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (48km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (30km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (33km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (37km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (41km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (48km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (49km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (28km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Torxe is in the west of France at 47 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Torxe is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torxe

Canton: Tonnay-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17380

Distance to Torxe

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Torxe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bignay, Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie, La Vergne, Landes, Les Nouillers, Mazeray, Saint-Loup, Taillant, Ternant and Voissay.

This page in French: Visiter Torxe

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