Prahecq tourism and travel guide

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Visit Prahecq: highlights and tourist information

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Prahecq 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 12 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Prahecq is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Niort at 12 km and Melle at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Prahecq, 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 Prahecq 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 Prahecq

Markets in and near Prahecq

  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (12km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (12km)
  • Melle: market Friday (16km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (21km)
  • Benet: market Monday (23km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (26km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Prahecq, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Prahecq, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (16km)
  • La Guyonnière (36km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (48km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (34km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (13km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Prahecq

Canton: Prahecq

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79230

Distance to Prahecq

from Niort (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 661 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiffres, Fors, Juscorps, Mougon, Saint-Martin-de-Bernegoue, Saint-Medard, Saint-Romans-Des-Champs and Sainte-Blandine.

This page in French: Visiter Prahecq