Villedoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villedoux in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Marans at 9 km from Villedoux

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Villedoux 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 Villedoux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marans at 9 km and La Rochelle towers at 11 km.

Villedoux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Marans guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

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La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

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La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

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La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction south)

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

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La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Flotte-en-Re guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula - or...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 24 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
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic, classical and...

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at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral and public...

See Lucon guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 27 km (direction west)

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some attractive villages....

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Island at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide

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Markets in and near Villedoux

  • Marans: market Tuesday (9km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (11km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (12km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (19km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (19km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (25km)

More information about Villedoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villedoux, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (29km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (33km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (36km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (19km)
  • Forêt de Benon (22km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (39km)

Geography and distances

Villedoux is in the west of France at 11 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Villedoux is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villedoux

Canton: Marans

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17230

Distance to Villedoux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 713 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 712 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 Villedoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andilly, Dompierre-sur-Mer, Esnandes, Longeves, Marsilly, Saint-Ouen-d'Aunis and Saint-Xandre.

This page in French: Visiter Villedoux