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Prisse-la-Charriere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Prisse-la-Charriere in Deux-Sevres

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

Visit Prisse-la-Charriere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 19 km and Niort at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Prisse-la-Charriere, 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 Prisse-la-Charriere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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...

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide


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

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

See Coulon guide


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

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

See Surgeres guide
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...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
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...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
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...

See Maillezais abbey guide


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

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


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

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide


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

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

See Marans guide


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

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


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

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

See Rochefort guide

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Map of places to visit near Prisse-la-Charriere


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)

More information about Prisse-la-Charriere, Poitou-Charentes

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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