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Saint-Pompain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Pompain: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pompain 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 17 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pompain is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 6 km and Coulon at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pompain, 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-Pompain 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-Pompain


Markets in and near Saint-Pompain

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Benet: market Monday (8km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (25km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (30km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (35km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Saint-Pompain, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pompain, France

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


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

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (9km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (34km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (43km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (24km)
  • Forêt de Benon (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (14km)
  • Zoodyssée (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pompain

Canton: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79160

Distance to Saint-Pompain

from Niort (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 670 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardin, Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, Oulmes, Saint-Hilaire-Des-Loges and Villiers-en-Plaine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pompain

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