At the heart of the Haute-Saintonge region in southern Charente-Maritime lies the city of Jonzac, ideally located between La Rochelle and Bordeaux.
Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and vineyards, Jonzac is a busy historical and activities centre, with well-maintained historical buildings and streets, some of which can be traced back to the Romans, leisure activities (Les Antilles de Jonzac pool, Casino …), and regularly organised events and exhibits.
Jonzac is also an involved city of the Haute-Saintonge Community of Communes, the largest of France, taking up the entire south of the Charente-Maritime Department. Many more activities are available is close proximity to Jonzac, as it is at the very centre of this Haute-Saintonge region; Visits of Europe’s largest Estuary, hikes, discovery of Cognac’s history and production and many more!
The north of the Charente-Maritime Department is also a very beautiful region to discover. Hike along the beautiful islands of Oléron, Ré and Aix, ideal for long walks and bird-watching in the wilderness. Visit the beautiful and historic Port City of La Rochelle and its aquarium. Enjoy cruises up and down the Estuary and along the coasts of the Department, even around the infamous Fort Boyard.
We hope to meet you in our beautiful region soon !