Argenton-l'Eglise tourism and travel guide

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Visit Argenton-l'Eglise: highlights and tourist information

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Argenton-l'Eglise 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 81 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Argenton-l'Eglise is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 9 km and Aubigne-sur-Layon at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Argenton-l'Eglise, 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 Argenton-l'Eglise in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Argenton-l'Eglise

Markets in and near Argenton-l'Eglise

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (8km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (17km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (26km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Argenton-l'Eglise, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Argenton-l'Eglise, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Argenton-l'Eglise.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (13km)
  • Loudun (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (20km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (24km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (28km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (37km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Argenton-l'Eglise

Canton: Argenton-l'Église

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79290

Distance to Argenton-l'Eglise

from Niort (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 461 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

Argenton-l'Eglise 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 Argenton-l'Eglise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouille-Loretz, Brion-Pres-Thouet, Louzy, Massais, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay, Sainte-Radegonde and Sainte-Verge.

This page in French: Visiter Argenton-l'Eglise