Saint-Martin-de-Macon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Martin-de-Macon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-de-Macon 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 81 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-de-Macon is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 8 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martin-de-Macon, 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-Martin-de-Macon 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-Martin-de-Macon

Markets in and near Saint-Martin-de-Macon

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (8km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (21km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (24km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (26km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (31km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Saint-Martin-de-Macon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-de-Macon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (14km)
  • Loudun (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (14km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (15km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (23km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-de-Macon

Canton: Thouars 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79100

Distance to Saint-Martin-de-Macon

from Niort (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 461 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

Saint-Martin-de-Macon 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-Martin-de-Macon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion-Pres-Thouet, Curcay-sur-Dive, Louzy, Pas-de-Jeu, Saint-Cyr-la-Lande, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrun, Ternay and Tourtenay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-de-Macon