Saint-Martin-d'Ary tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 28 km from Saint-Martin-d'Ary

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Saint-Martin-d'Ary 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 Saint-Martin-d'Ary in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 28 km and Jonzac at 30 km.

Saint-Martin-d'Ary, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

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at 30 km (direction north-west)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

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The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 30 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

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at 35 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

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Heritage Site at 37 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed...

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at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

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at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a...

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at 43 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

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at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


National Monument at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial...

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-d'Ary


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-d'Ary

  • Montendre: market Thursday (17km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (20km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (40km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-d'Ary, France

What to do at Saint-Martin-d'Ary? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Martin-d'Ary.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (30km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (32km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (37km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (42km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (45km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (37km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (42km)
  • Forêt de Pons (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-d'Ary is in the west of France at 127 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-d'Ary is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-d'Ary

Canton: Montguyon

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17270

Distance to Saint-Martin-d'Ary

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 127 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 52 km

from Strasbourg: 710 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 Saint-Martin-d'Ary from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clerac, Montguyon, Montlieu-la-Garde, Neuvicq, Orignolles, Pouillac and Saint-Palais-de-Negrignac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-d'Ary