Oroux travel guide
Visit Oroux: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Parthenay at 13 km from Oroux
Location: Oroux is situated in the Deux-Sevres department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the western-centre of France at 50 km from Niort, the department capital. (General information: Oroux is 302 km from Paris and 494 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Oroux: these include Parthenay at 13 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 22 km. Jardin du château de La Mothe is a listed remarkable garden at 8 km and Chatillon-sur-Thouet is a listed secteur sauvegarde at 12 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Oroux, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Oroux
Moncontour, Vienne 22km
See France This Way travel guides for and Poitou-Charentes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Oroux.
Note that all distances from Oroux shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Oroux holidays and travel
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Markets near Oroux
- Thenezay: market every Sunday (6km)
- Parthenay: market every Wednesday all day (13km)
- Airvault: market every Saturday (15km)
- Vouille: market every Saturday (20km)
- Mirebeau: market every Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
- Neuville-de-Poitou: market every Thursday & Sunday (25km)
- Rouille: market every Friday (32km)
- Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market every Saturday (33km)
- Thouars: market every Tuesday & Friday all day (33km)
- Poitiers: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (34km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Oroux and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Oroux map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (38km)
Heritage Site Poitiers église Saint-Hilaire le Grand (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (35km)
National Monument Sanxay (23km); Oiron Chateau (29km)
Recommended Detour Loudun (38km)
Religious Monument Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (15km); Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (21km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (22km); Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km); Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (43km); Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (52km); Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (54km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin du château de La Mothe (8km); La Guyonnière (17km); Laverré (43km)
Theme Park Futuroscope (35km)
Village D'etape Vivonne (40km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Thouars (33km)
Map of places to visit near Oroux & Location Information
Distance to Oroux
from Niort (local prefecture): 50 km
from Paris: 302 km
from Calais: 494 km
from Nice: 665 km
from Bordeaux: 210 km
from Strasbourg: 623 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Deux-Sevres 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 Oroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Oroux