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Magne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Coulon at 4 km from Magne

Visit Magne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coulon at 4 km and Marais Poitevin at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Magne, 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 Magne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 5 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Niort guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 16 km (direction north-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
 
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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

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

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the...

See Surgeres guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Marans

Marans

at 35 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marans guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 41 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide

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Map of places to visit near Magne

 
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Markets in and near Magne

  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (6km)
  • Benet: market Monday (8km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (19km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (27km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (28km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Melle: market Friday (32km)

Hotels near Magne

More information about Magne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Magne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (8km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)
  • La Guyonnière (37km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (45km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (22km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (22km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Magne is in the western-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Magne is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Magne

Canton: Niort-Ouest

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79460

Distance to Magne

from Niort (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 Magne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessines, Coulon, Marais Poitevin, Niort, Saint-Symphorien and Sansais.

This page in French: Visiter Magne

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