Saint-Claud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Claud in Charente

Visit Saint-Claud: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Claud is situated in the Charente, Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 36 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Claud is 359 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 16 km and La Rochefoucauld at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Claud, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Saint-Claud in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Saint-Claud

Markets in and near Saint-Claud

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (31km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (34km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (39km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (42km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Saint-Claud, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Claud, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Claud and wondering what to do next!

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (28km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (41km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (17km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (20km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (25km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (26km) [Map]
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (28km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (28km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (31km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (32km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (34km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (34km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (38km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km) [Map]
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (43km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (50km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (21km) [Map]
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (31km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Liliane (41km) [Map]
  • Logis de Forge (46km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (25km) [Map]
  • Site Corot (33km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (37km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (41km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Claud

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16450

Distance to Saint-Claud

from Angouleme (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 143 km

from Strasbourg: 626 km

Getting here

Saint-Claud is in the west of France. Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Saint-Claud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Saint-Claud): Cellefrouin, Le Grand-Madieu, Lussac, Nieuil, Parzac, Saint-Laurent-de-Ceris and Suaux.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Claud