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Coulonges-Thouarsais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coulonges-Thouarsais in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Thouars at 10 km from Coulonges-Thouarsais

Visit Coulonges-Thouarsais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 10 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coulonges-Thouarsais, 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-Thouarsais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 24 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle,...

See Saumur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France,...

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most...

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very...

See Chinon guide

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Map of places to visit near Coulonges-Thouarsais


Markets in and near Coulonges-Thouarsais

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (10km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (30km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (32km)

Hotels near Coulonges-Thouarsais

More information about Coulonges-Thouarsais, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coulonges-Thouarsais, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (26km)
  • Loudun (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (38km)
  • La Guyonnière (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (30km)

Geography and distances

Coulonges-Thouarsais is in the western-centre of France at 67 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Coulonges-Thouarsais is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulonges-Thouarsais

Canton: Saint-Varent

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79330

Distance to Coulonges-Thouarsais

from Niort (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 631 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 Coulonges-Thouarsais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Geay, La Chapelle-Gaudin, Luche-Thouarsais, Mauze-Thouarsais, Moutiers-sous-Argenton and Sainte-Gemme.

This page in French: Visiter Coulonges-Thouarsais

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