Sainte-Neomaye tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Neomaye: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Neomaye 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 16 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Neomaye is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 9 km and Niort at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Neomaye, 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-Neomaye in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Neomaye

Markets in and near Sainte-Neomaye

  • La Creche: market Sunday (3km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (5km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (11km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Melle: market Friday (19km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (24km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • Benet: market Monday (26km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Sainte-Neomaye, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Neomaye, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (30km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (19km)
  • La Guyonnière (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (44km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (27km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Neomaye

Canton: Saint-Maixent-l'École 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79260

Distance to Sainte-Neomaye

from Niort (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 661 km

from Bordeaux: 172 km

from Strasbourg: 650 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigonnay, Fressines, La Creche, Prailles, Romans, Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole, Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent and Souvigne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Neomaye