Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne 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 24 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 19 km and Surgeres at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne

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)

More information about Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne, Poitou-Charentes

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne 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 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