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Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 29 km from Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre

Visit Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 29 km and Vouvant at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre, 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 Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural...

See Clisson guide


at 45 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in...

See Luçon cathedral guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre


Markets in and near Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre

  • Mauleon: market Friday (7km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (22km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (32km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (38km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (40km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (44km)

More information about Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (16km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (39km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (43km)
  • La Guyonnière (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (10km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre is in the western-centre of France at 66 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre

Canton: Mauléon

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79700

Distance to Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre

from Niort (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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 Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelliers-Chateaumur, La Flocelliere, La Petite-Boissiere, La Pommeraie-sur-Sevre, Mallievre, Montravers and Treize-Vents.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Amand-sur-Sevre

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