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Mauleon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mauleon in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 29 km from Mauleon

Visit Mauleon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 29 km and Aubigne-sur-Layon at 39 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mauleon, 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 Mauleon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural...

See Clisson guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in...

See Chateau de Brissac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mauleon


Markets in and near Mauleon

Market days in Mauleon: weekly market: Friday;

  • Mauleon: market Friday (0km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (18km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (28km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (32km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (36km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (41km)

More information about Mauleon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mauleon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (9km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (46km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (50km)
  • La Guyonnière (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (14km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (45km)

Geography and distances

Mauleon is in the western-centre of France at 70 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Mauleon is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauleon

Canton: Mauléon

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79700

Distance to Mauleon

from Niort (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Mauleon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Petite-Boissiere.

This page in French: Visiter Mauleon

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