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Voissay is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 48 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Voissay is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 6 km and Saint-Savinien at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Voissay, 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 Voissay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Voissay

Markets in and near Voissay

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (24km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (40km)

More information about Voissay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Voissay, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (20km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (20km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (31km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (32km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (41km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (49km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (27km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (52km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Voissay

Canton: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to Voissay

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 694 km

Getting here

Voissay is in the west of France. 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 Voissay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bignay, Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie, La Vergne, Landes, Les Nouillers, Mazeray, Saint-Loup, Taillant, Ternant and Torxe.

This page in French: Visiter Voissay

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