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Sainte-Gemme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Gemme in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Thouars at 10 km from Sainte-Gemme

Visit Sainte-Gemme: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Gemme is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 10 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Gemme, 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-Gemme in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Thouars

Thouars

at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thouars guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 21 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Parthenay guide
 
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Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Gemme

 
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Markets in and near Sainte-Gemme

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (11km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (14km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (28km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (28km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (33km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (33km)

Hotels near Sainte-Gemme

More information about Sainte-Gemme, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Gemme, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (28km)
  • Loudun (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (34km)
  • La Guyonnière (36km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (32km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Gemme is in the western-centre of France at 65 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Gemme is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Gemme

Canton: Saint-Varent

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79330

Distance to Sainte-Gemme

from Niort (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 477 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 629 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 Sainte-Gemme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulonges-Thouarsais, Geay, Glenay, Luche-Thouarsais, Pierrefitte and Saint-Varent.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Gemme

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