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Cherveux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cherveux: highlights and tourist information

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

Attractions in Cherveux

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles in the region, is close to Niort: Chateau de Cherveux

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 0 km and Niort at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cherveux, 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 Cherveux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle less than one km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 25 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
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide


at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cherveux


Markets in and near Cherveux

  • La Creche: market Sunday (7km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (11km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Benet: market Monday (19km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (20km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (31km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Cherveux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cherveux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (20km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (20km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (39km)
  • Forêt de Benon (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (30km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (32km)

Geography and distances

Cherveux is in the western-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Cherveux is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cherveux

Canton: Saint-Maixent-l'École 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79410

Distance to Cherveux

from Niort (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 176 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Cherveux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auge, Echire, Francois, Germond-Rouvre, La Creche, Saint-Christophe-sur-Roc and Saint-Gelais.

This page in French: Visiter Cherveux

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