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Sainte-Meme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Meme in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 10 km from Sainte-Meme

Visit Sainte-Meme: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Meme is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 10 km and Saint-Savinien at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Meme, 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 Sainte-Meme in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
 
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Jarnac

Jarnac

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

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

See Jarnac guide
Pons

Pons

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 34 km (direction north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 41 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Melle

Melle

at 45 km (direction north-east), 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 46 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Jonzac guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Meme

 
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Markets in and near Sainte-Meme

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (11km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (35km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (35km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (39km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (41km)

Hotels near Sainte-Meme

More information about Sainte-Meme, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Meme, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (12km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (27km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (41km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Forêt de Benon (45km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (52km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Meme is in the west of France at 63 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Meme is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Meme

Canton: Saint-Hilaire-de-Villefranche

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17770

Distance to Sainte-Meme

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 688 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 Sainte-Meme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-la-Giraud, Aujac, Aumagne, Authon-Ebeon, Bercloux, Ecoyeux, Fontenet, Nantille and Varaize.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Meme

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