Saint-Germier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 25 km from Saint-Germier

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Saint-Germier 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-Germier in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 25 km and Parthenay at 26 km.

Saint-Germier, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle guide
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Poitiers

Poitiers

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 35 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Niort

Niort

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 49 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Germier

  • Rouille: market Friday (8km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (23km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (25km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (26km)
  • Melle: market Friday (28km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germier, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (4km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (36km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (49km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (53km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (20km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (28km)
  • Laverré (29km)

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 (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (35km)
  • Zoodyssée (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germier is in the western-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germier is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germier

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79340

Distance to Saint-Germier

from Niort (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 650 km

from Bordeaux: 185 km

from Strasbourg: 630 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-Germier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fomperron, Menigoute, Sanxay and Soudan.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germier

 
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