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Saint-Georges-de-Rex tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Georges-de-Rex in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Marais Poitevin at 5 km from Saint-Georges-de-Rex

Visit Saint-Georges-de-Rex: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Georges-de-Rex is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marais Poitevin at 5 km and Coulon at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Georges-de-Rex, 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-Georges-de-Rex in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 5 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Coulon guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide


at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the...

See Marans guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Melle guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Georges-de-Rex


Markets in and near Saint-Georges-de-Rex

  • Benet: market Monday (11km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (20km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (29km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Saint-Georges-de-Rex, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Georges-de-Rex, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (13km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (42km)
  • La Guyonnière (46km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (13km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (14km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (25km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (27km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Georges-de-Rex is in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Georges-de-Rex is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Georges-de-Rex

Canton: Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79210

Distance to Saint-Georges-de-Rex

from Niort (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 681 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-Georges-de-Rex from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amure, Arcais, Coulon, Epannes, Le Bourdet, Marais Poitevin, Prin-Deyrancon, Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud and Sansais.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Georges-de-Rex

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