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Sainte-Blandine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 10 km from Sainte-Blandine

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Visit Sainte-Blandine: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Blandine 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: Sainte-Blandine is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 10 km and Melle at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Blandine, 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 Sainte-Blandine 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 Sainte-Blandine


Markets in and near Sainte-Blandine

  • Melle: market Friday (11km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (12km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (14km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (19km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Benet: market Monday (28km)

More information about Sainte-Blandine, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Blandine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (29km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (10km)
  • La Guyonnière (37km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (14km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Blandine

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79370

Distance to Sainte-Blandine

from Niort (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 158 km

from Strasbourg: 657 km

Getting here

Sainte-Blandine 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 Sainte-Blandine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles-sur-Belle, Mougon, Perigne, Prahecq, Saint-Martin-de-Bernegoue, Saint-Medard, Saint-Romans-Des-Champs and Thorigne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Blandine

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