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Maire-Levescault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maire-Levescault in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Ruffec at 17 km from Maire-Levescault

Visit Maire-Levescault: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 17 km and Melle at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maire-Levescault, 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 Maire-Levescault in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Ruffec

Ruffec

at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade...

See Ruffec guide
Melle

Melle

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 24 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and...

See Bayers guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

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

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 48 km (direction east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and...

See Confolens guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Maire-Levescault

 
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Markets in and near Maire-Levescault

  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (3km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (9km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Melle: market Friday (19km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Maire-Levescault, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (25km)
  • Sanxay (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (17km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (20km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (55km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (19km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (20km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Laverré (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (19km)
  • Zoodyssée (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maire-Levescault is in the western-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Maire-Levescault is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maire-Levescault

Canton: Sauzé-Vaussais

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79190

Distance to Maire-Levescault

from Niort (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 155 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Maire-Levescault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caunay, Clussais-la-Pommeraie, La Chapelle-Pouilloux, Lorigne, Melleran, Montalembert, Pliboux and Sauze-Vaussais.

This page in French: Visiter Maire-Levescault

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