La Boissiere-en-Gatine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 14 km from La Boissiere-en-Gatine

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La Boissiere-en-Gatine 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 La Boissiere-en-Gatine in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 14 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 16 km.

La Boissiere-en-Gatine, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Niort guide


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

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide

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Markets in and near La Boissiere-en-Gatine

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (22km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (27km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (30km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (34km)

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Tourist attractions near La Boissiere-en-Gatine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (29km)
  • Oiron Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (35km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (41km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (11km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (31km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (45km)
  • Forêt de Benon (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (29km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (56km)

Geography and distances

La Boissiere-en-Gatine is in the western-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Boissiere-en-Gatine is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Boissiere-en-Gatine

Canton: Mazières-en-Gâtine

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79310

Distance to La Boissiere-en-Gatine

from Niort (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 192 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Boissiere-en-Gatine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonne, Le Retail, Les Groseillers, Mazieres-en-Gatine, Pamplie, Saint-Marc-la-Lande, Saint-Pardoux and Secondigny.

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