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Lezay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 11 km from Lezay

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Visit Lezay: highlights and tourist information

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Lezay 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 35 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Lezay is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 11 km and Melle at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lezay, 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 Lezay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Lezay

Markets in and near Lezay

Market days in Lezay: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Lezay: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Melle: market Friday (11km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (15km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (18km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Lezay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lezay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (26km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (32km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (11km)
  • Laverré (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (34km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (37km)
  • La Guyonnière (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (44km)

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 (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (23km)
  • Zoodyssée (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lezay

Canton: Lezay

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79120

Distance to Lezay

from Niort (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

Lezay 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 Lezay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chey, Pers, Saint-Coutant, Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre, Sainte-Soline and Vancais.

This page in French: Visiter Lezay

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