Priaires tourism and travel guide

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Visit Priaires: highlights and tourist information

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Priaires 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 23 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Priaires is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 12 km and Marais Poitevin at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Priaires, 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 Priaires 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 Priaires

Markets in and near Priaires

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (12km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (24km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (34km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (36km)
  • Melle: market Friday (37km)

More information about Priaires, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Priaires, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (28km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (43km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (37km)
  • La Roche Courbon (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (15km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (24km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (16km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Priaires

Canton: Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79210

Distance to Priaires

from Niort (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 685 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Doeuil-sur-le-Mignon, La Foye-Monjault, Marsais, Mauze-sur-le-Mignon, Saint-Felix, Saint-Saturnin-du-Bois and Usseau.

This page in French: Visiter Priaires