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Pugny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pugny in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 23 km from Pugny

Visit Pugny: highlights and tourist information

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Pugny is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 23 km and Vouvant at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pugny, 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 Pugny in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at...

See Parthenay guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle...

See Vouvant guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
 
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Thouars

Thouars

at 36 km (direction north-east)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

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

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Niort

Niort

at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Niort guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide

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Map of places to visit near Pugny

 
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Markets in and near Pugny

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (23km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (28km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (31km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (37km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (38km)
  • Benet: market Monday (40km)

More information about Pugny, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pugny, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (42km)
  • Sanxay (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (25km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (34km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (36km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (28km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (41km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (29km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pugny is in the western-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Pugny is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pugny

Canton: Moncoutant

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79320

Distance to Pugny

from Niort (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 696 km

from Bordeaux: 210 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Pugny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanteloup, Courlay, La Chapelle-Saint-Etienne, La Chapelle-Saint-Laurent, Largeasse, Le Breuil-Bernard, Moncoutant, Neuvy-Bouin and Trayes.

This page in French: Visiter Pugny

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