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Le Retail tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 18 km from Le Retail

Visit Le Retail: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 18 km and Parthenay at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Retail, 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 Le Retail in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of...

See Vouvant guide
 
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Niort

Niort

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Niort guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Marans

Marans

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Retail

 
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Markets in and near Le Retail

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (24km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (25km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (34km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Le Retail, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Le Retail, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (34km)
  • Oiron Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (46km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (16km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (43km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Forêt de Benon (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (24km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Retail is in the western-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Le Retail is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Retail

Canton: Secondigny

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79130

Distance to Le Retail

from Niort (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 192 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Le Retail from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonne, Fenioux, La Boissiere-en-Gatine, Le Beugnon, Les Groseillers, Pamplie, Saint-Marc-la-Lande and Secondigny.

This page in French: Visiter Le Retail

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