Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 12 km from Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux

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Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux 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-Martin-du-Fouilloux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 12 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 26 km.

Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


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

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

See Poitiers guide
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Theme Park at 38 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

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at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Melle guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-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
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (12km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (21km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (22km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (25km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (28km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (14km)
  • Oiron Chateau (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (25km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (33km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (9km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (12km)
  • Laverré (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)

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 (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (50km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79420

Distance to Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux

from Niort (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 198 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-Martin-du-Fouilloux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Bertrand, Reffannes, Saurais, Vausseroux and Vautebis.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux


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