Verines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marans at 13 km from Verines

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Verines in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 13 km and La Rochelle Natural History Museum at 15 km.

Verines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river in the...

See Marans guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 15 km (direction west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of items collected...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 15 km (direction west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La Rochelle...

See La Rochelle towers guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 15 km (direction west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La Rochelle one...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 15 km (direction west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank and many...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 15 km (direction west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the town, with...

See La Rochelle harbour guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Surgeres guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fouras guide


Island at 25 km (direction south-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike, known for...

See Ile-d'Aix guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Vendee department

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

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La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Rochefort guide


at 31 km (direction west)

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very pretty and...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide

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Map of places to visit near Verines


Markets in and near Verines

  • Marans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (14km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (15km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (16km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (19km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (24km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (28km)

More information about Verines, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Verines, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (34km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (36km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (38km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (40km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (15km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (16km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (39km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (39km)
  • Zoodyssée (45km)

Geography and distances

Verines is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Verines is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verines

Canton: Jarrie

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17540

Distance to Verines

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 704 km

from Bordeaux: 154 km

from Strasbourg: 708 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 Verines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anais, Angliers, Bourgneuf, Clavette, Longeves, Montroy, Nuaille-d'Aunis, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Medard-d'Aunis, Saint-Ouen-d'Aunis, Sainte-Soulle and Virson.

This page in French: Visiter Verines