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Paizay-le-Chapt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Paizay-le-Chapt in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 16 km from Paizay-le-Chapt

Visit Paizay-le-Chapt: highlights and tourist information

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Paizay-le-Chapt is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 16 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Paizay-le-Chapt, 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 Paizay-le-Chapt in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The town of Melle is best known for its...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is...

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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of...

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Niort

Niort

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 40 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

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

It is the cluster of monuments in the park...

See Surgeres guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 45 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide

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Map of places to visit near Paizay-le-Chapt

 
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Markets in and near Paizay-le-Chapt

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (7km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (14km)
  • Melle: market Friday (16km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (23km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (26km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (30km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Paizay-le-Chapt, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (47km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (54km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (16km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (25km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Laverré (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (18km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Paizay-le-Chapt is in the western-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Paizay-le-Chapt is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paizay-le-Chapt

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Paizay-le-Chapt

from Niort (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 659 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 Paizay-le-Chapt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-en-Poitou, Aubigne, Cherigne, Crezieres, Ensigne, Juille, La Bataille, Luche-sur-Brioux and Vinax.

This page in French: Visiter Paizay-le-Chapt

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