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La Chapelle-Thireuil tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Thireuil in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Vouvant at 16 km from La Chapelle-Thireuil

Visit La Chapelle-Thireuil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 16 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

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

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Coulon guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Niort guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman,...

See Luçon cathedral guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Thireuil


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Thireuil

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Benet: market Monday (21km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (29km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (40km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (40km)

Hotels near La Chapelle-Thireuil

More information about La Chapelle-Thireuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Thireuil, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (43km)
  • Oiron Chateau (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (16km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (25km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (44km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (45km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (15km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (47km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Thireuil is in the western-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Thireuil is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Thireuil

Canton: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79160

Distance to La Chapelle-Thireuil

from Niort (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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-Thireuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Faymoreau, Fenioux, Le Beugnon, Le Busseau, Puihardy, Saint-Laurs, Saint-Maixent-de-Beugne and Scille.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Thireuil

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