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La Chapelle-Pouilloux tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Pouilloux in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Ruffec at 16 km from La Chapelle-Pouilloux

Visit La Chapelle-Pouilloux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 16 km and Melle at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-Pouilloux, 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 Chapelle-Pouilloux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Ruffec

Ruffec

at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Melle

Melle

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

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

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

See Tusson guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

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

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 49 km (direction east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 49 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge...

See Confolens guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Pouilloux

 
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Markets in and near La Chapelle-Pouilloux

  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (3km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (11km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Melle: market Friday (18km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (28km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Pouilloux, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (27km)
  • Sanxay (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (18km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (22km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (18km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (20km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (22km)
  • Laverré (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (21km)
  • Zoodyssée (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Pouilloux is in the western-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Pouilloux is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Pouilloux

Canton: Sauzé-Vaussais

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79190

Distance to La Chapelle-Pouilloux

from Niort (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 629 km

from Bordeaux: 153 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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-Pouilloux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouin, Clussais-la-Pommeraie, Les Alleuds, Londigny, Lorigne, Maire-Levescault, Melleran, Montjean, Pliboux and Sauze-Vaussais.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Pouilloux

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