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Sainte-Ouenne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Ouenne: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Ouenne 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 13 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Ouenne is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 7 km and Niort at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Ouenne, 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-Ouenne 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-Ouenne

Markets in and near Sainte-Ouenne

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (14km)
  • Benet: market Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (27km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Melle: market Friday (34km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Sainte-Ouenne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Ouenne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (15km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (43km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (34km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (42km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (34km)
  • Forêt de Benon (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (24km)
  • Zoodyssée (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Ouenne

Canton: Champdeniers-Saint-Denis

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79220

Distance to Sainte-Ouenne

from Niort (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 659 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beceleuf, Champdeniers-Saint-Denis, Cours, Echire, Faye-sur-Ardin, Germond-Rouvre, Saint-Maxire, Surin and Xaintray.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Ouenne

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