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Vergne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vergne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 14 km from Vergne

Visit Vergne: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Niort

Niort

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Melle

Melle

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town...

See Saintes guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vergne

 
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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)

Hotels near Vergne

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Vergne is in the west of France at 50 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Vergne is 377 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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