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Pierrefitte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierrefitte in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Thouars at 13 km from Pierrefitte

Visit Pierrefitte: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Thouars

Thouars

at 13 km (direction north-east)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you...

See Thouars guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 22 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
 
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Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the...

See Saumur guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of...

See Vouvant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region,...

See Chateau du Rivau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierrefitte

 
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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

What to do at Pierrefitte? 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

Churches and religious monuments

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pierrefitte is in the western-centre of France at 62 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pierrefitte is 296 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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