La Clisse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Clisse in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 10 km from La Clisse

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La Clisse is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Clisse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 10 km and Saint-Savinien at 18 km.

La Clisse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Saintes guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pons guide
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Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Royan guide


at 24 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 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Talmont guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west)

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

See La Tremblade guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See La Palmyre guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 30 km (direction north-east)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 31 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


Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near La Clisse


Markets in and near La Clisse

  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (14km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (22km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (24km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)

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Tourist attractions near La Clisse, France

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

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) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (10km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (34km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Suzac (23km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (24km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (27km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (31km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (31km)
  • Pointe de Grave (31km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (34km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (37km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (32km)

Geography and distances

La Clisse is in the west of France at 56 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Clisse is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Clisse

Canton: Saujon

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17600

Distance to La Clisse

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 101 km

from Strasbourg: 717 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 La Clisse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balanzac, Corme-Royal, Luchat, Pessines, Pisany, Saint-Georges-Des-Coteaux, Soulignonne and Varzay.

This page in French: Visiter La Clisse


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