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Moutiers-sous-Argenton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moutiers-sous-Argenton in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Thouars at 14 km from Moutiers-sous-Argenton

Visit Moutiers-sous-Argenton: highlights and tourist information

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Moutiers-sous-Argenton is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 14 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moutiers-sous-Argenton, 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 Moutiers-sous-Argenton in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 30 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views...

See Chateau de Saumur guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle,...

See Saumur guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see:...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has...

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most...

See Chateau de Chinon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moutiers-sous-Argenton


Markets in and near Moutiers-sous-Argenton

  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (6km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (14km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (28km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (28km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (36km)

More information about Moutiers-sous-Argenton, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Moutiers-sous-Argenton, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (27km)
  • Loudun (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (44km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (27km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (41km)

Geography and distances

Moutiers-sous-Argenton is in the western-centre of France at 70 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Moutiers-sous-Argenton is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers-sous-Argenton

Canton: Argenton-Château

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79150

Distance to Moutiers-sous-Argenton

from Niort (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 474 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 634 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 Moutiers-sous-Argenton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Chateau, Coulonges-Thouarsais, La Chapelle-Gaudin, La Coudre, Le Breuil-sous-Argenton, Massais and Sanzay.

This page in French: Visiter Moutiers-sous-Argenton

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