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Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Vouvant at 18 km from Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle

Visit Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 18 km and Parthenay at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Parthenay guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-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
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of...

See Maillezais abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Coulon guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Niort guide


at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 44 km (direction south), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in...

See Luçon cathedral guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle


Markets in and near Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (27km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (35km)
  • Benet: market Monday (37km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (39km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (43km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (44km)

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

Tourist attractions near Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (18km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (37km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (42km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (34km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (36km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (23km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (32km)

Geography and distances

Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle is in the western-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle

Canton: Moncoutant

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79320

Distance to Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle

from Niort (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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-Chantemerle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuil-Barret, La Chapelle-Saint-Etienne, Le Breuil-Bernard and Moncoutant.

This page in French: Visiter Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle

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