Fomperron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fomperron: highlights and tourist information

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Fomperron 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 32 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Fomperron is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 20 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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Fomperron, 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 Fomperron 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 Fomperron

Markets in and near Fomperron

  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (13km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (13km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (19km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (28km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (28km)
  • Melle: market Friday (28km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Fomperron, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fomperron, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (8km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (18km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (41km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (53km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (15km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (28km)
  • Laverré (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)
  • Zoodyssée (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fomperron

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79340

Distance to Fomperron

from Niort (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 656 km

from Bordeaux: 186 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantecorps, Coutieres, Menigoute, Saint-Germier and Soudan.

This page in French: Visiter Fomperron