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La Chapelle-Gaudin tourism and travel guide

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La Chapelle-Gaudin 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 Chapelle-Gaudin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 14 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 28 km.

La Chapelle-Gaudin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 28 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

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at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
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at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

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at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more...

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Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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Markets in and near La Chapelle-Gaudin

  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (8km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (14km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (22km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (28km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (30km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (33km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (36km)

More information about La Chapelle-Gaudin, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Gaudin, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (28km)
  • Loudun (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (29km)
  • La Guyonnière (41km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (29km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (42km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Gaudin is in the western-centre of France at 68 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Gaudin is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Gaudin

Canton: Saint-Varent

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79300

Distance to La Chapelle-Gaudin

from Niort (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 697 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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 Chapelle-Gaudin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Chateau, Coulonges-Thouarsais, Geay, Luche-Thouarsais, Moutiers-sous-Argenton and Sanzay.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Gaudin


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