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Cramchaban tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cramchaban: highlights and tourist information

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Cramchaban is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Cramchaban is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 13 km and Surgeres at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cramchaban, 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 Cramchaban 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 Cramchaban


Markets in and near Cramchaban

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (13km)
  • Benet: market Monday (19km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (33km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (33km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (34km)

More information about Cramchaban, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cramchaban, France

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


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

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (18km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (50km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (54km)
  • La Guyonnière (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (5km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (12km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (49km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (27km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cramchaban

Canton: Courçon

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17170

Distance to Cramchaban

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 154 km

from Strasbourg: 689 km

Getting here

Cramchaban 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 Cramchaban from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Greve-sur-Mignon, La Laigne, Mauze-sur-le-Mignon, Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud and Saint-Pierre-d'Amilly.

This page in French: Visiter Cramchaban

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