Pierrefitte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pierrefitte: highlights and tourist information

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Pierrefitte 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 62 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pierrefitte is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 13 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pierrefitte, 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 Pierrefitte 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 Pierrefitte

Markets in and near Pierrefitte

  • Airvault: market Saturday (13km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (14km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (35km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Pierrefitte, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pierrefitte, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pierrefitte.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (12km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (13km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (44km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (32km)
  • La Guyonnière (33km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (36km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (52km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierrefitte

Canton: Saint-Varent

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79330

Distance to Pierrefitte

from Niort (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

Pierrefitte 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 Pierrefitte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussais, Faye-l'Abbesse, Geay, Glenay, Luche-Thouarsais, Saint-Varent and Sainte-Gemme.

This page in French: Visiter Pierrefitte