Menigoute tourism and travel guide

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Visit Menigoute: highlights and tourist information

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Menigoute is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Menigoute is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 22 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Menigoute, 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 Menigoute in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Menigoute

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Menigoute is in the western-centre of France. 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