Menigoute tourism and travel guide

Photo of Menigoute in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 22 km from Menigoute

Visit Menigoute: highlights and tourist information

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Menigoute 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 Menigoute in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 22 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 25 km.

Menigoute, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle guide
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Poitiers

Poitiers

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 36 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Niort

Niort

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 48 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide

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Markets in and near Menigoute

  • Rouille: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (15km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (16km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (23km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Menigoute, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Menigoute, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (4km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (36km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (38km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (47km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (51km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (53km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (16km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Laverré (31km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
  • Zoodyssée (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Menigoute is in the western-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Menigoute is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menigoute

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79340

Distance to Menigoute

from Niort (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 630 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 Menigoute from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coutieres, Fomperron, Les Forges, Saint-Germier and Sanxay.

This page in French: Visiter Menigoute

 
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