Voissay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Voissay in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 6 km from Voissay

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Voissay 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 Voissay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 6 km and Saint-Savinien at 10 km.

Voissay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 23 km (direction south)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
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Rochefort

Rochefort

at 28 km (direction west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel,...

See Brouage guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Pons

Pons

at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Pons guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Niort

Niort

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide

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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Voissay is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Voissay is 392 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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