Faye-sur-Ardin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Faye-sur-Ardin: highlights and tourist information

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Faye-sur-Ardin 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: Faye-sur-Ardin is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 12 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Faye-sur-Ardin, 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-sur-Ardin 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-sur-Ardin

Markets in and near Faye-sur-Ardin

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Benet: market Monday (11km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (19km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (30km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (32km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (32km)
  • Melle: market Friday (38km)

More information about Faye-sur-Ardin, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Faye-sur-Ardin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (12km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (26km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (29km)
  • Forêt de Benon (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (19km)
  • Zoodyssée (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Faye-sur-Ardin

Canton: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79160

Distance to Faye-sur-Ardin

from Niort (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 664 km

Getting here

Faye-sur-Ardin 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-sur-Ardin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardin, Beceleuf, Saint-Maxire, Sainte-Ouenne, Surin, Villiers-en-Plaine and Xaintray.

This page in French: Visiter Faye-sur-Ardin