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Vervant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vervant in Charente-Maritime

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

Visit Vervant: highlights and tourist information

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Vervant 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 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vervant, 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 Vervant 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 west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
 
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Cognac

Cognac

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Melle

Melle

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along...

See Jarnac guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 41 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has...

See Tusson guide
Pons

Pons

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vervant

 
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Markets in and near Vervant

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (16km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (27km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Melle: market Friday (36km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (39km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Vervant, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vervant, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (23km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (31km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (36km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Forêt de Benon (36km)
  • Forêt de Pons (44km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (46km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (59km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (19km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vervant is in the west of France at 58 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Vervant is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vervant

Canton: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to Vervant

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 683 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 Vervant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antezant-la-Chapelle, Courcelles, La Jarrie-Audouin, Les Eglises-d'Argenteuil, Nuaille-sur-Boutonne, Paille, Poursay-Garnaud, Saint-Denis-du-Pin, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap, Saint-Pardoult and Varaize.

This page in French: Visiter Vervant

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