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La Mothe-Saint-Heray tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Mothe-Saint-Heray: highlights and tourist information

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La Mothe-Saint-Heray 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 27 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Mothe-Saint-Heray is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 15 km and Melle at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Mothe-Saint-Heray, 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 Mothe-Saint-Heray in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near La Mothe-Saint-Heray

Markets in and near La Mothe-Saint-Heray

Market days in La Mothe-Saint-Heray: weekly market: Thursday;

  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (10km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (14km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (14km)
  • Melle: market Friday (16km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (28km)

More information about La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Mothe-Saint-Heray, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (17km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (16km)
  • La Guyonnière (26km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (34km)
  • Laverré (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (47km)

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 (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (33km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Mothe-Saint-Heray

Canton: Mothe-Saint-Héray

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79800

Distance to La Mothe-Saint-Heray

from Niort (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 650 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

La Mothe-Saint-Heray 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 Mothe-Saint-Heray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bougon, Chenay, Exoudun, La Couarde, Nanteuil, Pamproux, Sainte-Eanne, Salles and Souvigne.

This page in French: Visiter La Mothe-Saint-Heray

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