Etusson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Etusson: highlights and tourist information

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Etusson 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 77 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Etusson is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 22 km and Thouars at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Etusson, 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 Etusson 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 Etusson

Markets in and near Etusson

  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (6km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (21km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (23km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (27km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (27km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (28km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Etusson, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Etusson, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (32km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (35km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (47km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (17km)
  • Jardins du Pin (51km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (25km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Etusson

Canton: Argenton-Château

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79150

Distance to Etusson

from Niort (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 470 km

from Nice: 710 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Chateau, Boesse and Saint-Maurice-la-Fougereuse.

This page in French: Visiter Etusson