Doux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Doux: highlights and tourist information

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Doux 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 59 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Doux is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km and Parthenay at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Doux, 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 Doux 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 Doux

Markets in and near Doux

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (4km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (16km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (23km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (32km)

More information about Doux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Doux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (31km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (25km)
  • Sanxay (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (31km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (15km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (9km)
  • La Guyonnière (26km)
  • Laverré (41km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (45km)
  • Touffou (46km)

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 (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Doux

Canton: Thénezay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79390

Distance to Doux

from Niort (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assais-les-Jumeaux, Cherves, Craon, Maisonneuve, Massognes, Mazeuil, Thenezay and Vouzailles.

This page in French: Visiter Doux