Pioussay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pioussay: highlights and tourist information

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Pioussay 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 47 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pioussay is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 14 km and Tusson at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pioussay, 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 Pioussay 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 Pioussay

Markets in and near Pioussay

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (8km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (9km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (18km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (20km)
  • Melle: market Friday (21km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (29km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Pioussay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pioussay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (22km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (16km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (20km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (21km)
  • Laverré (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)
  • Zoodyssée (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pioussay

Canton: Chef-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79110

Distance to Pioussay

from Niort (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardilleux, Bouin, Empure, Hanc, La Foret-de-Tesse, La Magdeleine, Lorigne, Paizay-Naudouin-Embourie and Theil-Rabier.

This page in French: Visiter Pioussay