Coutieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coutieres: highlights and tourist information

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Coutieres 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 33 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Coutieres is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 18 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coutieres, 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 Coutieres 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 Coutieres

Markets in and near Coutieres

  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (13km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (16km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (16km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (21km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (26km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Melle: market Friday (32km)

More information about Coutieres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coutieres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Coutieres.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (9km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (20km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (42km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (51km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (56km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (12km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (20km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (31km)
  • Laverré (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)
  • Zoodyssée (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Coutieres

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79340

Distance to Coutieres

from Niort (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantecorps, Fomperron, Menigoute, Reffannes, Vausseroux and Vautebis.

This page in French: Visiter Coutieres