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Perigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle at 9 km from Perigne

Visit Perigne: highlights and tourist information

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Perigne is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 9 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Perigne, 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 Perigne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 9 km (direction east-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 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Niort

Niort

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
 
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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 29 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 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 39 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 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the...

See Saint-Savinien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Perigne

 
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Markets in and near Perigne

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (6km)
  • Melle: market Friday (9km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (20km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (20km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Perigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Perigne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (41km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (9km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (38km)
  • La Guyonnière (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (44km)
  • La Roche Courbon (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (40km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (12km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (42km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Perigne is in the western-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Perigne is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Perigne

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Perigne

from Niort (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 152 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Perigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Mazieres-sur-Beronne, Saint-Medard, Saint-Romans-les-Melle, Sainte-Blandine, Secondigne-sur-Belle, Seligne and Vernoux-sur-Boutonne.

This page in French: Visiter Perigne

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