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 Tusson at 25 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!


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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

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