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Mazieres-en-Gatine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mazieres-en-Gatine in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 13 km from Mazieres-en-Gatine

Visit Mazieres-en-Gatine: highlights and tourist information

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Mazieres-en-Gatine is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 13 km and Parthenay at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mazieres-en-Gatine, 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 Mazieres-en-Gatine in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Niort

Niort

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

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

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

See Vouvant guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 38 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mazieres-en-Gatine

 
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Markets in and near Mazieres-en-Gatine

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (19km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (25km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Benet: market Monday (28km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (31km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Mazieres-en-Gatine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (29km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (34km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (42km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (9km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (29km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)
  • Forêt de Benon (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (32km)
  • Zoodyssée (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mazieres-en-Gatine is in the western-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Mazieres-en-Gatine is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mazieres-en-Gatine

Canton: Mazières-en-Gâtine

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79310

Distance to Mazieres-en-Gatine

from Niort (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 647 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 Mazieres-en-Gatine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonne, La Boissiere-en-Gatine, Les Groseillers, Saint-Georges-de-Noisne, Saint-Marc-la-Lande, Saint-Pardoux, Soutiers, Verruyes and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Mazieres-en-Gatine

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