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Visit Clam: highlights and tourist information

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Clam is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 92 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Clam is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 5 km and Pons at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Clam, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Clam in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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

Map of places to visit near Clam

Markets in and near Clam

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (12km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (42km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (43km)

More information about Clam, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Clam, France

What to do at Clam? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Clam.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (21km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (24km)
  • La Roche Courbon (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (45km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (12km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (15km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (26km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (42km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Clam

Canton: Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17500

Distance to Clam

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 92 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 74 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

Clam is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Clam from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chadenac, Clion, Guitinieres, Jonzac, Lussac, Marignac, Mosnac, Neuillac, Neulles, Reaux, Saint-Georges-Antignac, Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan, Saint-Gregoire-d'Ardennes, Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne and Saint-Maurice-de-Tavernole.

This page in French: Visiter Clam

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