Misse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Misse: highlights and tourist information

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Misse 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 72 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Misse is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 3 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Misse, 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 Misse 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 Misse

Markets in and near Misse

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (4km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (20km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (28km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (28km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (34km)

More information about Misse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Misse, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Misse.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (21km)
  • Loudun (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (8km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (13km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (14km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (32km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (35km)
  • La Guyonnière (42km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (42km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Misse

Canton: Thouars 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79100

Distance to Misse

from Niort (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 469 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

Misse 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 Misse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Luzay, Saint-Jacques-de-Thouars, Saint-Jean-de-Thouars, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrun, Saint-Varent, Sainte-Radegonde, Sainte-Verge, Taize and Thouars.

This page in French: Visiter Misse