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Amure tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marais Poitevin at 5 km from Amure

Visit Amure: highlights and tourist information

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Amure is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 5 km and Coulon at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amure, 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 Amure in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 5 km (direction north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-east)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for...

See Coulon guide
Niort

Niort

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the...

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park...

See Surgeres guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Marans

Marans

at 28 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along...

See Marans guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval...

See Vouvant guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 37 km (direction east)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 38 km (direction east)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide

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Map of places to visit near Amure

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Markets in and near Amure

  • Benet: market Monday (12km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (28km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (34km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Amure, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Amure, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (15km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (37km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (44km)
  • La Guyonnière (46km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (13km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (22km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Amure is in the western-centre of France at 15 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Amure is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Amure

Canton: Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79210

Distance to Amure

from Niort (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 680 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcais, Epannes, Le Bourdet, Marais Poitevin, Prin-Deyrancon, Saint-Georges-de-Rex, Sansais and Vallans.

This page in French: Visiter Amure

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