Oroux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oroux: highlights and tourist information

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Oroux 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 50 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Oroux is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 13 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oroux, 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 Oroux 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 Oroux

Markets in and near Oroux

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (6km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (13km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (33km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (33km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (34km)

More information about Oroux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Oroux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (38km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (23km)
  • Oiron Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (15km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (8km)
  • La Guyonnière (17km)
  • Laverré (43km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (54km)

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 (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oroux

Canton: Thénezay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79390

Distance to Oroux

from Niort (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 494 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 210 km

from Strasbourg: 623 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny, Gourge, La Ferriere-en-Parthenay, La Peyratte, Lhoumois and Thenezay.

This page in French: Visiter Oroux