Lageon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 10 km from Lageon

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Lageon is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lageon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 10 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 24 km.

Lageon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Parthenay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


Theme Park at 47 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-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


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Niort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide

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Markets in and near Lageon

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (9km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (13km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (16km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (32km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (36km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)

More information about Lageon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lageon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (40km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (27km)
  • Sanxay (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (19km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (44km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (46km)

Geography and distances

Lageon is in the western-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Lageon is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lageon

Canton: Parthenay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79200

Distance to Lageon

from Niort (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 677 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 632 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 Lageon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adilly, Gourge, Maisontiers and Viennay.

This page in French: Visiter Lageon


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