Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 8 km from Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre

Visit Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre 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-Vincent-la-Chatre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 8 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 8 km.

Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 8 km (direction west)

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

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at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall...

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at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 44 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

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at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre

  • Lezay: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Melle: market Friday (8km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (16km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (17km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (31km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (34km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (8km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (32km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • Laverré (38km)
  • La Guyonnière (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (25km)
  • Zoodyssée (29km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre is in the western-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre

Canton: Melle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79500

Distance to Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre

from Niort (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 642 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-Vincent-la-Chatre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chail, Clussais-la-Pommeraie, Lezay, Maisonnay, Pouffonds, Saint-Coutant and Sainte-Soline.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre