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Paizay-le-Chapt tourism and travel guide

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Visit Paizay-le-Chapt: highlights and tourist information

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Paizay-le-Chapt 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 35 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Paizay-le-Chapt is 362 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Paizay-le-Chapt


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)

More information about Paizay-le-Chapt, Poitou-Charentes

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)

Geography and distances

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

Paizay-le-Chapt 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 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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