Asnieres-en-Poitou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle at 14 km from Asnieres-en-Poitou

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Asnieres-en-Poitou is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Asnieres-en-Poitou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 14 km.

Asnieres-en-Poitou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Melle

Melle

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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Niort

Niort

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Bayers

Bayers

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 42 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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Surgeres

Surgeres

at 43 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

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Markets in and near Asnieres-en-Poitou

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (4km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Melle: market Friday (14km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (24km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (29km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (30km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Asnieres-en-Poitou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (51km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (51km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (37km)
  • Laverré (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)
  • Forêt de Benon (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (16km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Asnieres-en-Poitou is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Asnieres-en-Poitou is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Asnieres-en-Poitou

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Asnieres-en-Poitou

from Niort (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 659 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 Asnieres-en-Poitou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne, Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Cherigne, Crezieres, Ensigne, Juille, Luche-sur-Brioux, Lusseray, Paizay-le-Chapt, Tillou and Villefollet.

This page in French: Visiter Asnieres-en-Poitou

 
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