Sainte-Meme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Meme in Charente-Maritime

Visit Sainte-Meme: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Meme is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 63 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Meme is 393 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Meme

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)

More information about Sainte-Meme, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Meme, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Sainte-Meme is in the west of France. 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