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Aigonnay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 12 km from Aigonnay

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Visit Aigonnay: highlights and tourist information

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Aigonnay is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Aigonnay is 342 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 12 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aigonnay, 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 Aigonnay 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 Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Aigonnay


Markets in and near Aigonnay

  • La Creche: market Sunday (5km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (12km)
  • Melle: market Friday (15km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (21km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (25km)
  • Benet: market Monday (26km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Aigonnay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Aigonnay, France

What to do at Aigonnay? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aigonnay.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (32km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (15km)
  • La Guyonnière (28km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (42km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (51km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (43km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (23km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aigonnay

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79370

Distance to Aigonnay

from Niort (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 342 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

Aigonnay 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 Aigonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fressines, La Creche, Mougon, Prailles, Romans, Sainte-Neomaye, Souvigne, Thorigne and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Aigonnay

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