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La Bataille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle at 15 km from La Bataille

Visit La Bataille: highlights and tourist information

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La Bataille is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 15 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Bataille, 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 La Bataille in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 25 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade...

See Ruffec guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and...

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 35 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Niort

Niort

at 38 km (direction north-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does...

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes,...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre...

See Coulon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 45 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside...

See Cognac guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near La Bataille

 
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Markets in and near La Bataille

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (4km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Melle: market Friday (15km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (29km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near La Bataille, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (51km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (55km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (16km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (22km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (30km)
  • Laverré (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (23km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Bataille is in the western-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Bataille is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bataille

Canton: Chef-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79110

Distance to La Bataille

from Niort (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 La Bataille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardilleux, Aubigne, Chef-Boutonne, Cherigne, Crezieres, Loubigne, Loubille, Luche-sur-Brioux and Paizay-le-Chapt.

This page in French: Visiter La Bataille

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