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Montendre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime

City to Celtic origins and Roman Montendre (Latin Mons Andronis) is located south of the Charente-Maritime. 1 hour from Bordeaux and the Atlantic beaches, is a sunny region.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMontendre
Postcode17130
Latitude45.2833355 (N 45° 17’ 0”)
Longitude-0.3999990 (W 0° 23’ 60”)
AltitudeFrom 44m to 120m
Surface area25.06 km²
Population3313 inhabitants
Density132 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (135 km, 1h32)
Insee code17240
IntercommunalityCC de la Haute Saintonge
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
RegionPoitou-Charentes

Nearest cities & towns

Souméras3.5 km (8 min)
Jussas4.5 km (8 min)
Coux4.6 km (6 min)
Corignac5.4 km (9 min)
Expiremont6.1 km (8 min)
Chamouillac6.7 km (7 min)
Pommiers-Moulons6.7 km (12 min)
Chartuzac6.8 km (9 min)
Sousmoulins7.6 km (14 min)
Donnezac8.1 km (10 min)
Rouffignac8.4 km (12 min)
Chepniers9.2 km (10 min)
Courpignac9.4 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

The square tower of the castle of Montendre: museum of art and popular traditions, views of the surrounding landscape.

City tour on Monday at 16h in the season, for the tourist: the halls, the temple, the medieval streets, the castle.

And the lake, pool ...

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Wine Fair in March.

Tuesday night markets in the summer.

Free music festival in early July.

Flea market on August 15.

Fair on November 11.

And many other more specific dates ...

Photos

Square tower of the castle
Square tower of the castle
See photo

Weather

Friday 27 february
Min. 0°C - Max. 7°C
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Saturday 28 february
Min. -1°C - Max. 11°C
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Sunday 1 march
Min. 11°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Chocolaterie Mademoiselle de Margaux
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (33 km)
Discover Bordeaux saffron
Culture and education5 € Ambarès-et-Lagrave (40 km)
River cruise on the Gironde
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 55 € Bordeaux (47 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels