Vouhe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vouhe in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Surgeres at 6 km from Vouhe

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Vouhe 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 Vouhe in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 6 km and Marais Poitevin at 23 km.

Vouhe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Surgeres guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 23 km (direction north-west)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river in the...

See Marans guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the marshes of...

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Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring the Marais-Poitevin...

See Coulon guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 27 km (direction west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La Rochelle...

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La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 27 km (direction west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La Rochelle one...

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La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 27 km (direction west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank and many...

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La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 27 km (direction west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the town, with...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 27 km (direction west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of items collected...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fouras guide
Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

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Markets in and near Vouhe

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (6km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (24km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (25km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (26km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (27km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Benet: market Monday (29km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Vouhe, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vouhe, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (31km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (41km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (36km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (45km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (7km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (17km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (39km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (48km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (31km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (41km)

Geography and distances

Vouhe is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Vouhe is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouhe

Canton: Surgères

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17700

Distance to Vouhe

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 698 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 Vouhe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouhet, Chambon, Le Gue-d'Allere, Pere, Puyravault, Saint-Georges-du-Bois and Surgeres.

This page in French: Visiter Vouhe