Coulonges-sur-l'Autize tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: highlights and tourist information

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Coulonges-sur-l'Autize 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 20 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 9 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, 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 Coulonges-sur-l'Autize in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Markets in and near Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Market days in Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Benet: market Monday (13km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (36km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Coulonges-sur-l'Autize.


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (56km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (21km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (57km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (30km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (33km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (42km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (27km)
  • Forêt de Benon (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (12km)
  • Zoodyssée (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Canton: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79160

Distance to Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

from Niort (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 668 km

Getting here

Coulonges-sur-l'Autize 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 Coulonges-sur-l'Autize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardin, Puihardy, Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges, Saint-Laurs, Saint-Maixent-de-Beugne and Saint-Pompain.

This page in French: Visiter Coulonges-sur-l'Autize