Assais-les-Jumeaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Assais-les-Jumeaux: highlights and tourist information

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Assais-les-Jumeaux 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 60 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Assais-les-Jumeaux is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 11 km and Parthenay at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Assais-les-Jumeaux, 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 Assais-les-Jumeaux 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 Assais-les-Jumeaux

Markets in and near Assais-les-Jumeaux

  • Airvault: market Saturday (7km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (8km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (21km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (34km)

More information about Assais-les-Jumeaux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Assais-les-Jumeaux, France

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


  • 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 (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (8km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (15km)
  • La Guyonnière (27km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (44km)
  • Laverré (48km)

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 (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Assais-les-Jumeaux

Canton: Saint-Loup-Lamairé

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79600

Distance to Assais-les-Jumeaux

from Niort (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 483 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 221 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

Assais-les-Jumeaux 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 Assais-les-Jumeaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Doux, La Grimaudiere and Pressigny.

This page in French: Visiter Assais-les-Jumeaux