Clion is situated approximately 270 miles (435 kilometers) southwest of Paris, the national capital.
Of course, limiting yourself to only one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever provide you with a narrow window into the broader textures and qualities of a region. So be sure to set aside enough time to visit Poitou-Charentes' other sights and attractions. While you're in the area, check out the St Mathias Church and Barbezieux Castle in and around Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire, which is roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers), away from Clion. Also, you could investigate the Hennessy Cognac Company and Chateau de Cognac in Cognac. It is 17 miles (27 kilometers) away from Clion.
Saintes, is another interesting spot to head to. It is around 19 miles (31 kilometers) from Clion and offers a number of interesting things to do and see, like Arch of Germanicus, Saint-Eutrope Church and Saintes Amphitheatre. If you still have time left, be sure to visit Saintes Cathedral, Musee d'Archeologie and Abbaye aux Dames before heading back to Clion.
History lovers will want to visit the region's fascinating ruins, fortresses and old towns. Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural makeup within Poitou-Charentes' excellent art museums and history museums.
Follow your passions and book one of the city walking tours, cycling tours and winery tours. There are plenty on offer in and around Poitou-Charentes.
You'll be sad to bid "Au revoir / À bientôt" (farewell) to this memorable spot.