Celles-sur-Belle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Celles-sur-Belle: highlights and tourist information

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Celles-sur-Belle 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 20 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Celles-sur-Belle is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 7 km and Niort at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Celles-sur-Belle, 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 Celles-sur-Belle 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 Celles-sur-Belle

Markets in and near Celles-sur-Belle

  • Melle: market Friday (7km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (13km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (14km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (14km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (16km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (26km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Celles-sur-Belle, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Celles-sur-Belle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (7km)
  • La Guyonnière (35km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (42km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)
  • Laverré (47km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (19km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Celles-sur-Belle

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79370

Distance to Celles-sur-Belle

from Niort (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

Celles-sur-Belle 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 Celles-sur-Belle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaussais, Melle, Mougon, Saint-Martin-les-Melle, Saint-Medard, Sainte-Blandine, Thorigne and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Celles-sur-Belle