Faye-l'Abbesse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Faye-l'Abbesse: highlights and tourist information

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Faye-l'Abbesse 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 57 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Faye-l'Abbesse is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 19 km and Parthenay at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Faye-l'Abbesse, 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 Faye-l'Abbesse 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 Faye-l'Abbesse

Markets in and near Faye-l'Abbesse

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (17km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (19km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (20km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (28km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (32km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (39km)

More information about Faye-l'Abbesse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Faye-l'Abbesse, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Faye-l'Abbesse.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (18km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (50km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (53km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (30km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (33km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (40km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (44km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Faye-l'Abbesse

Canton: Bressuire

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79350

Distance to Faye-l'Abbesse

from Niort (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 636 km

Getting here

Faye-l'Abbesse 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 Faye-l'Abbesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chiche, Geay and Pierrefitte.

This page in French: Visiter Faye-l'Abbesse