Granzay-Gript tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Niort at 12 km from Granzay-Gript

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Granzay-Gript is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Granzay-Gript in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Niort at 12 km and Marais Poitevin at 12 km.

Granzay-Gript, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall and a...

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment best explored...

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Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring the Marais-Poitevin...

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles in the...

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at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre of Surgeres...

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the marshes of...

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at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 27 km (direction east)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of 12th century...

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at 27 km (direction east)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style churches, built...

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Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 31 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the abbey church...

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at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home to the...

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at 40 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river in the...

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at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien also has...

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle and an...

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Markets in and near Granzay-Gript

  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Benet: market Monday (18km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (22km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (23km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (24km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Granzay-Gript, France

What to do at Granzay-Gript? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Granzay-Gript.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (26km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (44km)
  • La Roche Courbon (50km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (54km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (22km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (27km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (12km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (37km)

Geography and distances

Granzay-Gript is in the western-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Granzay-Gript is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Granzay-Gript

Canton: Beauvoir-sur-Niort

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79360

Distance to Granzay-Gript

from Niort (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 154 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

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 Granzay-Gript from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir-sur-Niort, Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan, La Foye-Monjault, Marigny, Saint-Symphorien and Vallans.

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