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Vergne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vergne: highlights and tourist information

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Vergne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 50 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Vergne is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 14 km and Surgeres at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vergne, 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 Vergne 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 Vergne

Markets in and near Vergne

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (18km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Benet: market Monday (33km)
  • Melle: market Friday (33km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (35km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (37km)

More information about Vergne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vergne, France

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

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

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (37km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (33km)
  • La Roche Courbon (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (25km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (34km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (12km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vergne

Canton: Loulay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17330

Distance to Vergne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 682 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Boisserolles, Coivert, Courant, La Croix-Comtesse, La Jarrie-Audouin, Loulay, Lozay, Migre, Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne, Saint-Martial and Villeneuve-la-Comtesse.

This page in French: Visiter Vergne

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