Tourtenay travel guide
Visit Tourtenay: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Thouars at 10 km from Tourtenay
Location: Tourtenay is situated in the Deux-Sevres department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the western-centre of France at 83 km from Niort, the department capital. (General information: Tourtenay is 273 km from Paris and 458 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Tourtenay: these include Thouars at 10 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km. Thouars is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 10 km and Thouars is a listed town of art and history at 10 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 Tourtenay, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tourtenay
Moncontour, Vienne 19km
Chateau de Saumur 24km
Chateau Chinon 31km
Chateau du Rivau 34km
Chateau de Brissac 43km
See France This Way travel guides for and Poitou-Charentes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Tourtenay.
Note that all distances from Tourtenay shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Tourtenay holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Tourtenay
- Thouars: market every Tuesday & Friday all day (10km)
- Montreuil-Bellay: market every Tuesday (10km)
- Loudun: market every Tuesday (16km)
- Doue-la-Fontaine: market every Monday (21km)
- Montsoreau: market every Sunday (24km)
- Airvault: market every Saturday (24km)
- Saumur: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
- Argenton-Chateau: market every Thursday (26km)
- Avoine: market every Friday (30km)
- Chinon: market every Thursday all day & Sunday (32km)
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 Tourtenay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Tourtenay map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (16km)
National Monument Oiron Chateau (10km); Fontevraud Abbey (21km)
Recommended Detour Montreuil-Bellay (11km); Loudun (16km)
Regional Natural Parc Loire-Anjou-Touraine (27km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (17km); Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (18km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (21km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (24km); Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (24km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km); Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)
Remarkable Garden Les jardins du château du Rivau (35km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (22km)
Map of places to visit near Tourtenay & Location Information
Canton: Thouars 1er Canton
Distance to Tourtenay
from Niort (local prefecture): 83 km
from Paris: 273 km
from Calais: 458 km
from Nice: 686 km
from Bordeaux: 247 km
from Strasbourg: 612 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tourtenay): Antoigne, Berrie, Brion-Pres-Thouet, Curcay-sur-Dive, Louzy, Pouancay, Saint-Cyr-la-Lande, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrillais, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrun, Saint-Martin-de-Macon, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay and Ternay.
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 Tourtenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Tourtenay