Saintes
in Charente-Maritime of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
45.750 and -0.633 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 45° 45' 0" and W -0° 37' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:26 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:09 am and 9:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-41.541 and 175.411 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Rat Hill
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for France in Western Europe

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to France.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Explore Saintes

Saintes in Charente-Maritime (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) with it's 29,512 inhabitants is located in France about 256 mi (or 412 km) south-west of Paris, the country's capital.

Local time in Saintes is now 04:26 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 11 airports in the wider vicinity of Saintes, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Royan-Médis Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 30 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion in a distance of 70 mi (or 113 km), South-East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Cognac, Jonzac, Rochefort and Lesparre-Medoc. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1024.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 17% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

26°C (78 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Citotel des Messageries

Address
0,3 mi
Rue des messageries
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 17:00)


Brit Hotel Bleu Nuit

Address
0,3 mi
Rue Pasteur 1
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 15:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 15:00 - 22:00


Campanile Saintes

Address
1,1 mi
Boulevard de Recouvrance 1
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Comfort Hotel Saintes

Address
1,3 mi
Rue du Docteur Rene Laennec 6
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 0:00 (lunchbreak: 21:00 - 0:00)


ibis Saintes

Address
1,8 mi
1, rue de la Côte de Beauté
17100 SAINTES
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Chateau Mouillepied

Address
4,7 mi
Lieu-Dit Mouillepied- Proximite D128
17350 Port d Envaux
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Hôtel de l'Avenue

Address
0,6 mi
114 avenue de Gambetta
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 03:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hôtel de France

Address
0,7 mi
Rue Frederic Mestreau 56
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00


Aurea Logis

Address
0,9 mi
109, cours du Maréchal Leclerc
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: 17:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 17:00 - 22:00


Kyriad Saintes

Address
1,7 mi
Rue de Voiville 2
17100 Saintes
France

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Saintes (Charente Maritime)

Published: October 16, 2012
Length: 28:05 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Maryka46

Tourisme à Saintes (Charente Maritime) - Commune du sud-ouest de la France, située dans le département de la Charente-Maritime et la région Poitou-Charentes .Arrosée par la Charente -...


Ville de Saintes (17100)

Published: March 22, 2010
Length: 35:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Johann BALLON

Présentation de la Ville de Saintes ( http://www.ville-saintes.fr ). Sous-préfecture de la Charente-Maritime, comptant près de 27 000 habitants, Saintes, capitale de la Saintonge, doit...


Cavalcade de Saintes 2014 en 3D

Published: January 02, 2015
Length: 35:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheBloodyDrummer666

Extraits de la cavalcade de Saintes le 31 Décembre 2014.


bowl to be a trail (Saintes)

Published: June 05, 2014
Length: 31:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Adrien Vel

petit montage vidéo de la session 2014. Ce n'est pas une vidéo officielle, juste un montage perso que je partage car c'était quand même une bonne journée :-) peace and love.


triathlon de saintes

Published: May 25, 2014
Length: 58:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: seb thomas

6 eme place pour Léa en benjamines.


Cédric(bleu) Full-Contact(Light) Senior -74kg à Saintes

Published: March 26, 2014
Length: 40:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Urban Team SG Fight Rochefort

Site du club : http://tkdclubrochefort.free.fr Cédric(bleu) Full-Contact(Light) Senior -69kg Saintes le 15.03.2014.


Alose Saintes Mai 2013

Published: January 13, 2014
Length: 16:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: T Hooké


saintes défilé 2014

Published: January 06, 2015
Length: 23:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mat c

Description.


2014 11 11 cyclo cross SAINTES

Published: November 12, 2014
Length: 55:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jean-Louis DUPEYRON

velo cyclo cross saintes 11 novembre 2014.


Saint-Sylvestre: Belgian Gilles group, 2014, Saintes, Charente-Maritime, France

Published: December 31, 2014
Length: 57:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Claudia M.K. Leon

The incredible Gilles have visited Saintes again!


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Mediolanum Santonum

Mediolanum Santonum was a Roman town of southwestern Gaul, now Saintes. It was founded in about 20 BC in connection with an expansion of the network of Roman roads serving Burdigala. The name means "the central town of the Santones", the tribe that then inhabited the area; the town became an important center in the Roman province of Aquitania.

Located at 45.7464, -0.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman towns and cities in France, Populated places established in the 1st century BC, Santones

Saintonge

Saintonge is a small region and historical province on the Atlantic coast of France within the département Charente-Maritime, west and south of Charente in the administrative region of Poitou-Charentes. It derives its name from the ancient Gallic tribe of the Santones who lived in this area, around the current city of Saintes. The Saintonge was the center of the French Huguenots.

Located at 45.75, -0.633333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former provinces of France, Geography of Charente-Maritime, Geography of Charente, French pottery, Santones, History of Poitou-Charentes

Château de la Roche Courbon

Château de la Roche Courbon is a large château, developed from an earlier castle, in the Charente-Maritime département of France. It is in the commune of Saint-Porchaire between Saintes and Rochefort. Its name is just as frequently written Château de la Rochecourbon. The château is privately owned, and classified as an historic monument. The garden is listed by the French Ministry of Culture as one of the Notable Gardens of France.

Located at 45.8361, -0.781389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Poitou-Charentes, Châteaux in Charente-Maritime, Museums in Charente-Maritime, Historic house museums in Poitou-Charentes, Gardens in Charente-Maritime, Official historical monuments of France

Château de Taillebourg

The Château de Taillebourg is a ruined castle from the medieval era. It is built on a rocky outcrop, overlooking the village of Taillebourg and the valley of the Charente River, in the Charente-Maritime department of France. It commanded a very strategic position and was therefore the focus of much conflict throughout the medieval era. It featured in several episodes of the Hundred Years' War and the Saintonge War before that.

Located at 45.8339, -0.6475 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Charente, Castles in Poitou-Charentes, Ruins in Poitou-Charentes

Saintes Cathedral

Saintes Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Saintes) is a former Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, in Saintes. It was formerly the seat of the Bishop of Saintes, abolished under the Concordat of 1801, when its territory was reallocated, mostly to the Diocese of La Rochelle. The previous cathedral was built here in the 12th century. Little remains of this building apart from a Romanesque arm and the crossing of the transept. The cloisters date from the 13th century.

Located at 45.7444, -0.631944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former cathedrals in France, Basilica churches in France, Churches in Charente-Maritime

Canton of Saint-Savinien

The Canton of Saint-Savinien is a canton of the Charente-Maritime département, in France. Its postal codes are 17350, 17380 and 17430. The lowest point is the river Charente near Bords (3 m), the highest point is near Fenioux (102 m). The canton seat is Saint-Savinien. The canton has 7,125 inhabitants (2008).

Located at 45.8833, -0.666667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Charente-Maritime

Sainte-Marie-des-Dames

The Abbey of Sainte-Marie-des-Dames (French: Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes) was the first Benedictine abbey for women in Saintes in Charente-Maritime in France. It was founded in 1047 by Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou. One of its abbesses was Agnès de Barbezieux (1134-1174), whose relative, Eleanor of Aquitaine, was a generous donor to the abbey. Madame de Montespan was educated here. It is located next to the town's Arch of Germanicus and was classified a monument historique in 1948.

Located at 45.7447, -0.624167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Benedictine monasteries in France, Buildings and structures in Charente-Maritime, Official historical monuments of France, Benedictine nunneries in France, Churches in Charente-Maritime, Visitor attractions in Charente-Maritime

Arch of Germanicus

There was also an Arch of Drusus and Germanicus, made up of two arches built in 19 in honour of Nero Claudius Drusus and Germanicus either side of the Temple of Mars Ultor in the Forum of Augustus, in honour of their German campaigns. The Arch of Germanicus is an ancient Roman arch in Saintes, Charente-Maritime in France. It was built in 18 or 19 by a rich citizen of the town (then known as Mediolanum Santonum), C.

Located at 45.7459, -0.628972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Terminating vistas in France, Triumphal arches in France, Ancient Roman triumphal arches, Buildings and structures in Charente-Maritime, 1st-century architecture, Visitor attractions in Charente-Maritime

Canton of Burie

The Canton of Burie is a French administrative division in the Département Charente-Maritime and the region Poitou-Charentes.

Located at 45.7667, -0.483333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Charente-Maritime

Gare de Saintes

Gare de Saintes is a railway station serving the town Saintes, Charente-Maritime department, western France.

Located at 45.7486, -0.617778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Poitou-Charentes, TER Poitou-Charentes

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23 Aug
2019

Fête Du Haras National De Saintes By Philippe Védiaud Publicité
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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19 Sep
2019

Axevert France Conférence: Un Monde Sans Plastique
Starting at: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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04 Oct
2019

CITYJAZZY - MONSIEUR BARBARA - COUP DE COEUR OFF AVIGNON
Starting at: 10:45 pm (22:45).
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09 Nov
2019

CITYJAZZY INVITE LEONID - DUO DE CHANSONS ROCK
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22 Nov
2019

CITYJAZZY - MARTHA FIELDS (USA) & B - BLUES HONKY TONK, BLUEGRASS...
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17 Jan
2020

CITYJAZZY - SARCLO CHANTE BOB DYLAN - BOB DYLAN EN FRANCAIS
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31 Jan
2020

CITYJAZZY - PHILIPPE DUCHEMIN - UN TRIO JAZZ RENCONTRE UN QUATUOR
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07 Mar
2020

CITYJAZZY - NICOLAS JULES - ANIMAL CHANTEUR ? ROCKER !
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20 Mar
2020

CITYJAZZY - LES STEREO'TYPES - COUP DE COEUR OFF AVIGNON
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Xantes, XST