La Creche tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Creche: highlights and tourist information

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La Creche is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Creche is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 7 km and Niort at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Creche, 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 Creche in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near La Creche

Markets in and near La Creche

Market days in La Creche: weekly market: Sunday;

  • La Creche: market Sunday (0km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (8km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (14km)
  • Melle: market Friday (20km)
  • Benet: market Monday (23km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (27km)

More information about La Creche, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Creche, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Creche.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (24km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (20km)
  • La Guyonnière (24km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (41km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (26km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (38km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Creche

Canton: Saint-Maixent-l'École 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79260

Distance to La Creche

from Niort (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 534 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

La Creche is in the western-centre of France. 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 Creche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigonnay, Cherveux, Francois, Fressines, Prailles, Romans, Sainte-Neomaye and Vouille.

This page in French: Visiter La Creche