Pressigny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pressigny: highlights and tourist information

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Pressigny 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 55 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pressigny is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km and Parthenay at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pressigny, 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 Pressigny 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 Pressigny

Markets in and near Pressigny

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (6km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (9km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (16km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (36km)

More information about Pressigny, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pressigny, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (23km)
  • Sanxay (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (32km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (10km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (56km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (12km)
  • La Guyonnière (22km)
  • Laverré (47km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pressigny

Canton: Thénezay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79390

Distance to Pressigny

from Niort (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 621 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assais-les-Jumeaux, Aubigny, Gourge, Le Chillou, Lhoumois, Saint-Loup-Lamaire and Thenezay.

This page in French: Visiter Pressigny