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La Petite-Boissiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Petite-Boissiere in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 32 km from La Petite-Boissiere

Visit La Petite-Boissiere: highlights and tourist information

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La Petite-Boissiere is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 32 km and Vouvant at 34 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Petite-Boissiere, 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 Petite-Boissiere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee,...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style...

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Luçon cathedral guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Petite-Boissiere


Markets in and near La Petite-Boissiere

  • Mauleon: market Friday (5km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (23km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (33km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (37km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (40km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (41km)

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Tourist attractions near La Petite-Boissiere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (14km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (42km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (47km)
  • La Guyonnière (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (14km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (14km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (48km)

Geography and distances

La Petite-Boissiere is in the western-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: La Petite-Boissiere is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Petite-Boissiere

Canton: Mauléon

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79700

Distance to La Petite-Boissiere

from Niort (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 228 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 Petite-Boissiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combrand, La Pommeraie-sur-Sevre, Mauleon, Montravers and Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre.

This page in French: Visiter La Petite-Boissiere

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