Lorigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lorigne in Deux-Sevres

Visit Lorigne: highlights and tourist information

Lorigne is situated in the Deux-Sevres, Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 47 km from Niort, the department capital. (General information: Lorigne is 350 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 14 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lorigne, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Lorigne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

Map of places to visit near Lorigne

Markets in and near Lorigne

Local markets

  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (4km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (13km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Melle: market Friday (20km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (31km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Lorigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions to visit near Lorigne, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lorigne and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (27km) [Map]
  • Sanxay (43km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (14km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (17km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (18km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (21km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (27km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (29km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (38km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km) [Map]
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (40km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (43km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (52km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (55km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (19km) [Map]
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (20km) [Map]
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (20km) [Map]
  • Laverré (43km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (55km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (23km) [Map]
  • Zoodyssée (35km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lorigne

Canton: Sauzé-Vaussais

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 79190

Distance to Lorigne

from Niort (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

Lorigne is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will come by car, as an excursion from the Loire Valley or approximately 4 hours from the channel port at Saint-Malo. For driving distances to Lorigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lorigne): La Chapelle-Pouilloux, La Foret-de-Tesse, Les Alleuds, Londigny, Maire-Levescault, Melleran, Montjean, Pioussay and Sauze-Vaussais.

This page in French: Visitez Lorigne