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La Foye-Monjault tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Foye-Monjault in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Marais Poitevin at 14 km from La Foye-Monjault

Visit La Foye-Monjault: highlights and tourist information

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La Foye-Monjault is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 14 km and Coulon at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Foye-Monjault, 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 Foye-Monjault in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Niort guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park...

See Surgeres guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Melle guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide


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

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous...

See Rochefort guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Foye-Monjault


Markets in and near La Foye-Monjault

  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (19km)
  • Benet: market Monday (21km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (24km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (27km)
  • Melle: market Friday (30km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (35km)

More information about La Foye-Monjault, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Foye-Monjault, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (26km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (30km)
  • La Roche Courbon (45km)
  • La Guyonnière (49km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (19km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (26km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (12km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)

Geography and distances

La Foye-Monjault is in the western-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Foye-Monjault is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foye-Monjault

Canton: Beauvoir-sur-Niort

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79360

Distance to La Foye-Monjault

from Niort (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 678 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 Foye-Monjault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir-sur-Niort, Epannes, Granzay-Gript, La Rochenard, Priaires, Prisse-la-Charriere, Usseau and Vallans.

This page in French: Visiter La Foye-Monjault

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