Airvault tourism and travel guide

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Visit Airvault: highlights and tourist information

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Airvault 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 61 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Airvault is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 11 km and Thouars at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Airvault, 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 Airvault 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 Airvault

Markets in and near Airvault

Market days in Airvault: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Airvault: market Saturday (0km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (14km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (30km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (31km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Airvault, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Airvault, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Airvault.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (27km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (7km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (9km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (42km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (55km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (21km)
  • La Guyonnière (29km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (46km)
  • Laverré (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Airvault

Canton: Airvault

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79600

Distance to Airvault

from Niort (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 481 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Availles-Thouarsais, Louin, Saint-Loup-Lamaire and Tessonniere.

This page in French: Visiter Airvault