Mauze-Thouarsais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mauze-Thouarsais in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Thouars at 5 km from Mauze-Thouarsais

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mauze-Thouarsais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 5 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 20 km.

Mauze-Thouarsais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Thouars

Thouars

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

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

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

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Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

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Saumur

Saumur

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

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Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Parthenay guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

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Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more...

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Chinon

Chinon

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

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Markets in and near Mauze-Thouarsais

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (5km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (24km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (34km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Mauze-Thouarsais, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (20km)
  • Loudun (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (41km)
  • La Guyonnière (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mauze-Thouarsais is in the western-centre of France at 74 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Mauze-Thouarsais is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauze-Thouarsais

Canton: Thouars 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79100

Distance to Mauze-Thouarsais

from Niort (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 625 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 Mauze-Thouarsais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouille-Saint-Paul, Coulonges-Thouarsais, Massais, Saint-Jacques-de-Thouars, Saint-Jean-de-Thouars, Sainte-Radegonde, Sainte-Verge and Thouars.

This page in French: Visiter Mauze-Thouarsais

 
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