Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km from Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne

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Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne 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 Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km and Surgeres at 20 km.

Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 19 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
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 20 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Niort

Niort

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Melle

Melle

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

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Rochefort

Rochefort

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Saintes

Saintes

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

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
Marans

Marans

at 44 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

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Markets in and near Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (21km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Melle: market Friday (29km)
  • Benet: market Monday (30km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (32km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (35km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (29km)
  • La Roche Courbon (39km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (25km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (33km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (8km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne is in the western-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne

Canton: Beauvoir-sur-Niort

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79360

Distance to Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne

from Niort (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 678 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-Etienne-la-Cigogne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Boisserolles, Coivert, Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, Doeuil-sur-le-Mignon, La Croix-Comtesse, Migre, Prisse-la-Charriere, Saint-Severin-sur-Boutonne, Vergne and Villeneuve-la-Comtesse.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne

 
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