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Tourists attractions and leisure during your stay in Jonzac

Jonzac, a medieval haven

Jonzac is a small, pleasant town on the banks of the river Seugne.
Situated in the heart of the Pays de Haute Saintonge, the medieval town is at the crossroads between the Cognac vineyards in the north, the woodlands in the south and the banks of the river Seugne…
The town is full of architectural surprises. As you wander through the small pedestrian streets, you will be able to discover the 16th century castle culminating over the Seugne valley, the ancient town gate, the numerous old mansions, the hidden ancient washouses, the “Baltard” market halls dating from the 19th century…

Jonzac is situated amidst the Charente vineyards that produce Cognac and Pineau. You will find numerous cognac houses to visit, from the small local producers such as Jules Gautret in St Germain-de-Lusignan to the world renowned Hennessy in Cognac.
Vineyard landscapes are a perfect terrain for hikes on the sunny hillsides where you will encounter windmills.
Jonzac is renowned for its troglodyte baths establishment, it’s also a rich leisure town where you can enjoy the water center Antilles, the riverside leisure area and paths around the Seugne.

Discover Jonzac

  • The Jonzac castle dating from the 16th century and the vaulted town gate dating from the 13th century
  • The remains of an ancient Gallo-roman villa with thermal baths
  • The water mill chez Bret dating from the 18th century
  • The windmill of Cluzelet dating from the 18th century
  • The market halls from the 19th century
  • The hidden cobbled streets full of charm
  • The water center "Les Antilles" and the Jonzac casino
  • The contemporary architecture of the exhibition center
  • The banks of the river Seugne that offer leisure activities such as as a manmade beach, zip lines, canoe, biking, trekking on foot or on donkey back, fishing...

Jonzac, a thermal bath town

The troglodytes thermal baths of Jonzac are set in an ancient quarry. The establishment sits between robust pillars of rock that make the place intimate. Its hydrothermal well is unique by its content in sulphur and mineral nutrients, recommended for the treatment of several ailments: rheumatoid arthritis, respiratory tract conditions and DVT.

The thermal baths attract 17000 tourists per year and has become the 7th thermal bath resort in France, thanks to the quality of the baths, the water and the treatments in the center, as well as the sunny climate.

Charente-Maritime, the second most popular tourist destination in France

Jonzac is ideally situated amongst a rich touristy area.
The Charente-Maritime area offers varied landscapes but also a rich architectural and cultural heritage, as well as a gastronomic variety not to be missed!
Jonzac allows you to visit surrounding cities such as Cognac, Saintes, Royan, Angoulême or even Bordeaux which is less than an hour away.

Around Jonzac, the hilly limestone lands ideal for vine growing, offers the possibility of beautiful drives and magnificent views, punctuated by wine tasting of the Pineau des Charentes or Cognac.
Less than an hour away from town, you will be able to discover the landscapes of the right bank of the Gironde Estuary with its small fishing ports and high limestone cliffs, with wooden houses perched on top.

The Oceanside is a stone’s throw from Jonzac and offers different activities and landscapes.
Royan, a peaceful seaside resort is at the confluence of the estuary and the ocean.
Further north, the wild coast sheltered by dunes and pine forests offers superb landscapes and beaches. You will be able to swim, surf, hike or visit the Palmyre zoo.

If you wish to explore further, the north of Charente-Maritime is accessible and is worth a trip! The towns of La Rochelle and Rochefort situated 1h20 mn are worth a visit thanks to their outstanding architectural heritage.
The isles of Oléron (1h20 mn) and Ré (1h40 mn) are a tourism hotspot, also the oyster fields of Marennes (1h15 mn) and the peculiar village of Brouage (1h20 mn) are recommended.

Discover the surroundings

  • Royan (50 mn) and it’s vast wild beaches of la Palmyre and it’s zoo (1h10 mn)
  • The banks of the Gironde estuary and its numerous fishing ports like Talmont-sur-Gironde (45 mn)
  • The port of Vitrezay and its natural and multicultural pole (30 mn)
  • The towns of Cognac (35 mn) and Saintes (40 mn), Angoulême (50 mn), Bordeaux (1 hour)
  • The leisure park Mysterra in Montendre (25 mn)
  • The blue lakes in Touvérac (25 mn) and the Guizengeard lake (40 mn), vestiges of old clay quarries
  • The maison de la vigne et saveurs in Archiac (15 mn)
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