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Corme-Ecluse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Corme-Ecluse in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Meschers-sur-Gironde at 11 km from Corme-Ecluse

Visit Corme-Ecluse: highlights and tourist information

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Corme-Ecluse is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Meschers-sur-Gironde at 11 km and Talmont at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Corme-Ecluse, 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 Corme-Ecluse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 11 km (direction south-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small resort of Le Verdon-sur-Mer is quiet but has long sandy...

See Le Verdon-sur-Mer guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


at 25 km (direction east)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

Soulac-sur-Mer is a long established beach resort at the north of the...

See Soulac-sur-Mer guide


at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel,...

See Brouage guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Corme-Ecluse


Markets in and near Corme-Ecluse

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (7km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (11km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (16km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)

Hotels near Corme-Ecluse

More information about Corme-Ecluse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Corme-Ecluse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (22km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (25km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (49km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Suzac (11km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (12km)
  • Pointe de Grave (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (25km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (29km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (30km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (30km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (37km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (25km)

Geography and distances

Corme-Ecluse is in the west of France at 63 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Corme-Ecluse is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Corme-Ecluse

Canton: Saujon

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17600

Distance to Corme-Ecluse

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 677 km

from Bordeaux: 91 km

from Strasbourg: 729 km

Getting here

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 Corme-Ecluse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cozes, Grezac, La Chay, Meursac, Saujon, Semussac, Thaims and Thezac.

This page in French: Visiter Corme-Ecluse

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