Voissay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Voissay: highlights and tourist information

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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

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (48km)

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