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La Ferriere-en-Parthenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferriere-en-Parthenay in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 13 km from La Ferriere-en-Parthenay

Visit La Ferriere-en-Parthenay: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferriere-en-Parthenay is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 13 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Ferriere-en-Parthenay, 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 Ferriere-en-Parthenay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including...

See Poitiers guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


Theme Park at 34 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Thouars guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 48 km (direction south)

The town of Melle is best known for its...

See Melle guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferriere-en-Parthenay


Markets in and near La Ferriere-en-Parthenay

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (8km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (13km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (19km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (19km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (29km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (32km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (33km)

More information about La Ferriere-en-Parthenay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Ferriere-en-Parthenay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (42km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (19km)
  • Oiron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (20km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (6km)
  • La Guyonnière (15km)
  • Laverré (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (36km)

Geography and distances

La Ferriere-en-Parthenay is in the western-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Ferriere-en-Parthenay is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferriere-en-Parthenay

Canton: Thénezay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79390

Distance to La Ferriere-en-Parthenay

from Niort (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 206 km

from Strasbourg: 624 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 Ferriere-en-Parthenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalandray, La Peyratte, Lhoumois, Oroux and Saurais.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferriere-en-Parthenay

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