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Villexavier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villexavier in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 8 km from Villexavier

Visit Villexavier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 8 km and Pons at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villexavier, 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 Villexavier in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Jonzac

Jonzac

at 8 km (direction )

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small...

See Jonzac guide
Pons

Pons

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide
 
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Blaye

Blaye

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the...

See Blaye guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey...

See Vertheuil guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 40 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime,...

See Talmont guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a...

See Saint-Simon guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villexavier

 
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Markets in and near Villexavier

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (10km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (25km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (30km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)

More information about Villexavier, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villexavier, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (39km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (22km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (30km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (37km)
  • Logis de Forge (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (25km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (39km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (39km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (48km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Villexavier is in the west of France at 104 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Villexavier is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villexavier

Canton: Jonzac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Villexavier

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 104 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 60 km

from Strasbourg: 716 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 Villexavier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agudelle, Allas-Bocage, Champagnac, Chartuzac, Courpignac, Expiremont, Fontaines-d'Ozillac, Ozillac, Rouffignac, Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois, Saint-Simon-de-Bordes, Salignac-de-Mirambeau, Soubran and Tugeras-Saint-Maurice.

This page in French: Visiter Villexavier

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