Ensigne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ensigne: highlights and tourist information

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Ensigne 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 31 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Ensigne is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 17 km and Saint-Jean d'Angely at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ensigne, 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 Ensigne 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 Ensigne

Markets in and near Ensigne

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (6km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (11km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Melle: market Friday (17km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (25km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Ensigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ensigne, France

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

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

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (45km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (50km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (17km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (41km)
  • La Roche Courbon (51km)
  • Laverré (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (42km)
  • Forêt de Benon (43km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (13km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ensigne

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Ensigne

from Niort (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 141 km

from Strasbourg: 663 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-en-Poitou, Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Cherigne, Juille, Paizay-le-Chapt, Villefollet, Villiers-sur-Chize and Vinax.

This page in French: Visiter Ensigne