Saint-Loup-Lamaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Loup-Lamaire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Loup-Lamaire 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 56 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Loup-Lamaire is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km and Parthenay at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Loup-Lamaire, 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-Loup-Lamaire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Loup-Lamaire

Markets in and near Saint-Loup-Lamaire

  • Airvault: market Saturday (5km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (13km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (22km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (30km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (31km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Saint-Loup-Lamaire, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Loup-Lamaire, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Loup-Lamaire.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (31km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (31km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (11km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (54km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (46km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Loup-Lamaire

Canton: Saint-Loup-Lamairé

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79600

Distance to Saint-Loup-Lamaire

from Niort (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

Saint-Loup-Lamaire 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-Loup-Lamaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airvault, Aubigny, Le Chillou, Louin, Pressigny and Tessonniere.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Loup-Lamaire