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Visit Rom: highlights and tourist information

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Rom 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 45 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Rom is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 21 km and Melle at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rom, 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 Rom 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 Rom


Markets in and near Rom

  • Chaunay: market Monday (10km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (15km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (17km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (19km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (19km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Melle: market Friday (21km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Rom, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rom, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (30km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (34km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (21km)
  • Laverré (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (31km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (40km)
  • La Guyonnière (42km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (42km)
  • Touffou (51km)

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 (19km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (14km)
  • Zoodyssée (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rom

Canton: Lezay

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79120

Distance to Rom

from Niort (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 170 km

from Strasbourg: 628 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couhe, Messe, Sainte-Soline and Vancais.

This page in French: Visiter Rom

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