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Maisonnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisonnay in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 7 km from Maisonnay

Visit Maisonnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 7 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maisonnay, 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 Maisonnay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

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

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Maisonnay

 
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Markets in and near Maisonnay

  • Melle: market Friday (7km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (13km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (17km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (27km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Maisonnay, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (34km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (32km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (7km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (30km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (31km)
  • Laverré (42km)
  • La Guyonnière (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (26km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maisonnay is in the western-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Maisonnay is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisonnay

Canton: Melle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79500

Distance to Maisonnay

from Niort (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 156 km

from Strasbourg: 645 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 Maisonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chail, Gournay-Loize, Les Alleuds, Pouffonds, Saint-Coutant, Saint-Genard, Saint-Leger-de-la-Martiniere, Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre, Sompt and Tillou.

This page in French: Visiter Maisonnay

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