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Saint-Martin-du-Clocher tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ruffec at 5 km from Saint-Martin-du-Clocher

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Saint-Martin-du-Clocher is situated in the Charente 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-du-Clocher in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 5 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 10 km.

Saint-Martin-du-Clocher, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ruffec

Ruffec

at 5 km (direction south-east)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 10 km (direction south-east)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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Tusson

Tusson

at 16 km (direction south-west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

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Bayers

Bayers

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Melle

Melle

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 40 km (direction south-east)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the...

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Confolens

Confolens

at 40 km (direction east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

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Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 41 km (direction east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 43 km (direction south)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 49 km (direction south-west)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-du-Clocher

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (9km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (16km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Melle: market Friday (29km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (39km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-du-Clocher, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (15km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (15km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (29km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (36km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (10km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (16km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (29km)
  • Laverré (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (50km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (23km)
  • Zoodyssée (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-du-Clocher is in the west of France at 46 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-du-Clocher is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-du-Clocher

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Saint-Martin-du-Clocher

from Angouleme (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 619 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 637 km

Getting here

Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Saint-Martin-du-Clocher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernac, Condac, La Chevrerie, La Faye, La Foret-de-Tesse, Les Adjots, Londigny, Montalembert, Montjean, Ruffec, Villefagnan, Villiers-le-Roux and Vouleme.

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