Reffannes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Reffannes in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 11 km from Reffannes

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Reffannes 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 Reffannes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 11 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 20 km.

Reffannes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
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Melle

Melle

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Melle guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 40 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 46 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide

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Markets in and near Reffannes

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (11km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (22km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (22km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (23km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (29km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (31km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Reffannes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (15km)
  • Oiron Chateau (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (38km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (4km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (37km)
  • Laverré (42km)

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 (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Reffannes is in the western-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Reffannes is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Reffannes

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79420

Distance to Reffannes

from Niort (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Reffannes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, Chantecorps, Coutieres, Saint-Lin, Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux, Vausseroux, Vautebis and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Reffannes

 
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