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Visit Pompaire: highlights and tourist information

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Pompaire 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 36 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pompaire is 316 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pompaire


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 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)

Geography and distances

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

Pompaire 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 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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