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Pompaire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pompaire in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 4 km from Pompaire

Visit Pompaire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 4 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pompaire, 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 Pompaire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Niort

Niort

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
 
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Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 40 km (direction west-south-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
Thouars

Thouars

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Thouars guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 44 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 47 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pompaire

 
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Markets in and near Pompaire

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (4km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (22km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (28km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (29km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (30km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (31km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Pompaire, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pompaire, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (51km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (22km)
  • Oiron Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (31km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (39km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (4km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)
  • Laverré (47km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (41km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pompaire is in the western-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pompaire is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pompaire

Canton: Parthenay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79200

Distance to Pompaire

from Niort (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Pompaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, Chatillon-sur-Thouet, La Chapelle-Bertrand, Le Tallud, Parthenay, Saint-Pardoux, Soutiers and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Pompaire

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