Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres 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-Meme-les-Carrieres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 5 km and Saint-Simon at 5 km.

Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 5 km (direction east)

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

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at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

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at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll around...

See Torsac guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Pons guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tusson guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saintes guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (29km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (32km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)

More information about Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres, France

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

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 Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (8km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (50km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (10km)
  • Logis de Forge (23km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (36km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (50km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (32km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres is in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres

Canton: Segonzac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16720

Distance to Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres

from Angouleme (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 96 km

from Strasbourg: 680 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-Meme-les-Carrieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeac-Charente, Bassac, Bouteville, Chassors, Gondeville, Jarnac, Mainxe, Merignac, Saint-Preuil, Saint-Simon, Segonzac and Triac-Lautrait.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres


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