Sainte-Blandine tourism and travel guide

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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 at 11 km and Niort at 17 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

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