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Chatillon-sur-Thouet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatillon-sur-Thouet in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 2 km from Chatillon-sur-Thouet

Visit Chatillon-sur-Thouet: highlights and tourist information

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Chatillon-sur-Thouet is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Tourist classifications for Chatillon-sur-Thouet include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 2 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatillon-sur-Thouet, 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 Chatillon-sur-Thouet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 2 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 35 km (direction north-east)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
 
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Niort

Niort

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

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

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

See Vouvant guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 45 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 47 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Futuroscope guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Melle is best known for its...

See Melle guide

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Map of places to visit near Chatillon-sur-Thouet

 
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Markets in and near Chatillon-sur-Thouet

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (1km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (31km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (33km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (34km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Chatillon-sur-Thouet, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (47km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (26km)
  • Oiron Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (26km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (41km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (9km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Laverré (50km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatillon-sur-Thouet is in the western-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Chatillon-sur-Thouet is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon-sur-Thouet

Canton: Parthenay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79200

Distance to Chatillon-sur-Thouet

from Niort (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 674 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 636 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 Chatillon-sur-Thouet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adilly, La Chapelle-Bertrand, Le Tallud, Parthenay, Pompaire and Viennay.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon-sur-Thouet

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