Geay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Geay: highlights and tourist information

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Geay 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 63 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Geay is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 14 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Geay, 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 Geay 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 Geay

Markets in and near Geay

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (14km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (16km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (29km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (33km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Geay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Geay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (31km)
  • Loudun (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (14km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (16km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (44km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (35km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (35km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (34km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Geay

Canton: Saint-Varent

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79330

Distance to Geay

from Niort (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 228 km

from Strasbourg: 633 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussais, Coulonges-Thouarsais, Faye-l'Abbesse, Glenay, La Chapelle-Gaudin, Luche-Thouarsais, Pierrefitte and Sainte-Gemme.

This page in French: Visiter Geay