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Chiche tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chiche: highlights and tourist information

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Chiche 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 53 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Chiche is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 19 km and Thouars at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chiche, 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 Chiche in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Chiche


Markets in and near Chiche

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (17km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (23km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (33km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Chiche, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chiche, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (19km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (40km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (53km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (26km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (31km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (44km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chiche

Canton: Bressuire

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79350

Distance to Chiche

from Niort (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 489 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

Chiche 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 Chiche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amailloux, Boisme and Faye-l'Abbesse.

This page in French: Visiter Chiche

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