Mougon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mougon: highlights and tourist information

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Mougon 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 14 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Mougon is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Niort at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mougon, 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 Mougon 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 Mougon

Markets in and near Mougon

  • La Creche: market Sunday (8km)
  • Melle: market Friday (14km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (15km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (29km)

More information about Mougon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mougon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (13km)
  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (46km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (48km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (19km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mougon

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79370

Distance to Mougon

from Niort (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 655 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigonnay, Celles-sur-Belle, Fressines, Prahecq, Prailles, Sainte-Blandine, Thorigne and Vouille.

This page in French: Visiter Mougon