Pouffonds tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pouffonds: highlights and tourist information

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Pouffonds 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 30 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pouffonds is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 3 km and Niort at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pouffonds, 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 Pouffonds 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 Pouffonds

Markets in and near Pouffonds

  • Melle: market Friday (3km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (21km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (24km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (27km)

More information about Pouffonds, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pouffonds, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (33km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (44km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (3km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (35km)
  • La Guyonnière (42km)
  • Laverré (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (23km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouffonds

Canton: Melle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79500

Distance to Pouffonds

from Niort (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 156 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chail, Maisonnay, Mazieres-sur-Beronne, Melle, Paizay-le-Tort, Saint-Genard, Saint-Leger-de-la-Martiniere, Saint-Martin-les-Melle, Saint-Romans-les-Melle, Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre and Sompt.

This page in French: Visiter Pouffonds