Pompaire tourism and travel guide

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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

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