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Vinax tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vinax in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Melle at 21 km from Vinax

Visit Vinax: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 21 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vinax, 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 Vinax in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 31 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 34 km (direction east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Niort

Niort

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

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

See Niort guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 40 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

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

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vinax

 
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Markets in and near Vinax

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (11km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (21km)
  • Melle: market Friday (21km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (26km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (34km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Vinax, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vinax, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (46km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (51km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (56km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (21km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (37km)
  • La Roche Courbon (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (37km)
  • Forêt de Benon (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (19km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vinax is in the west of France at 74 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Vinax is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vinax

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17510

Distance to Vinax

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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 Vinax from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne, Contre, Crezieres, Ensigne, Les Eduts, Paizay-le-Chapt, Romazieres and Saleignes.

This page in French: Visiter Vinax

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