Prisse-la-Charriere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marais Poitevin at 19 km from Prisse-la-Charriere

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Prisse-la-Charriere is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Prisse-la-Charriere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 19 km and Niort at 19 km.

Prisse-la-Charriere, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

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at 19 km (direction north-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

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Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

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at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide
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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

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at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

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at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

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at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

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at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

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at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

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at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

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Markets in and near Prisse-la-Charriere

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (20km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (21km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (28km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Prisse-la-Charriere, France

What to do at Prisse-la-Charriere? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Prisse-la-Charriere.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)
  • La Roche Courbon (43km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (49km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (23km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (7km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (45km)

Geography and distances

Prisse-la-Charriere is in the western-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Prisse-la-Charriere is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prisse-la-Charriere

Canton: Beauvoir-sur-Niort

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79360

Distance to Prisse-la-Charriere

from Niort (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 146 km

from Strasbourg: 676 km

Getting here

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 Prisse-la-Charriere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir-sur-Niort, Belleville, Boisserolles, Doeuil-sur-le-Mignon, La Foye-Monjault, Marigny, Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne and Villiers-en-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Prisse-la-Charriere


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