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Chantecorps tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chantecorps in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 18 km from Chantecorps

Visit Chantecorps: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 18 km and Parthenay at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chantecorps, 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 Chantecorps in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Melle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


Theme Park at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in...

See Futuroscope guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Chantecorps


Markets in and near Chantecorps

  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (15km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (18km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (29km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Melle: market Friday (31km)

More information about Chantecorps, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chantecorps, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (11km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (22km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (52km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (58km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (11km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (30km)
  • Laverré (38km)

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 (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (43km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)

Geography and distances

Chantecorps is in the western-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Chantecorps is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantecorps

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79340

Distance to Chantecorps

from Niort (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 187 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Chantecorps from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clave, Coutieres, Fomperron, Reffannes, Vausseroux and Vautebis.

This page in French: Visiter Chantecorps

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