Epannes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Epannes: highlights and tourist information

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Epannes 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 14 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Epannes is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 8 km and Coulon at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Epannes, 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 Epannes 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 Epannes

Markets in and near Epannes

  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Benet: market Monday (15km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (19km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (27km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (30km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Epannes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Epannes, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (44km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (23km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (34km)
  • La Guyonnière (47km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (49km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (15km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (20km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (18km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Epannes

Canton: Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79270

Distance to Epannes

from Niort (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 155 km

from Strasbourg: 679 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amure, Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan, La Foye-Monjault, La Rochenard, Le Bourdet, Prin-Deyrancon, Saint-Georges-de-Rex, Sansais and Vallans.

This page in French: Visiter Epannes