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Cherigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cherigne in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 11 km from Cherigne

Visit Cherigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 11 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cherigne, 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 Cherigne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

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

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

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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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
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

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

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

See Coulon guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

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

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

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

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

See Surgeres guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

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

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

See Saint-Savinien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cherigne

 
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Markets in and near Cherigne

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (5km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (8km)
  • Melle: market Friday (11km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (21km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (29km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

Hotels near Cherigne

More information about Cherigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cherigne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (43km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (49km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (53km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (55km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (11km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Laverré (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (18km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (38km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (62km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cherigne is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Cherigne is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cherigne

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Cherigne

from Niort (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 146 km

from Strasbourg: 656 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 Cherigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-en-Poitou, Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Crezieres, Ensigne, Juille, La Bataille, Luche-sur-Brioux, Lusseray, Paizay-le-Chapt, Sompt and Tillou.

This page in French: Visiter Cherigne

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