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Paizay-le-Tort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Paizay-le-Tort in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 5 km from Paizay-le-Tort

Visit Paizay-le-Tort: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 5 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Melle

Melle

at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Niort

Niort

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 38 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
Bayers

Bayers

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 46 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 48 km (direction west-north-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

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

Map of places to visit near Paizay-le-Tort

 
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Markets in and near Paizay-le-Tort

  • Melle: market Friday (5km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (6km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (15km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (21km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (23km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (23km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (26km)

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

Tourist attractions near Paizay-le-Tort, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (37km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (37km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (53km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (5km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (38km)
  • La Guyonnière (45km)
  • Laverré (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (18km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Paizay-le-Tort is in the western-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Paizay-le-Tort is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paizay-le-Tort

Canton: Melle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79500

Distance to Paizay-le-Tort

from Niort (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 153 km

from Strasbourg: 652 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-Tort from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Chail, Luche-sur-Brioux, Lusseray, Mazieres-sur-Beronne, Melle, Pouffonds, Saint-Genard, Saint-Leger-de-la-Martiniere, Saint-Martin-les-Melle, Saint-Romans-les-Melle, Sompt and Tillou.

This page in French: Visiter Paizay-le-Tort

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