Sainte-Soline tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle at 14 km from Sainte-Soline

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sainte-Soline in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 14 km.

Sainte-Soline, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Melle

Melle

at 14 km (direction west)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 14 km (direction west)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Tusson

Tusson

at 35 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

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Bayers

Bayers

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

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Niort

Niort

at 39 km (direction west)

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall...

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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

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Poitiers

Poitiers

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

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Parthenay

Parthenay

at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 50 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide

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Markets in and near Sainte-Soline

  • Lezay: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (11km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (13km)
  • Melle: market Friday (14km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (19km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (23km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Soline, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (28km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (27km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (28km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (36km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (30km)
  • Laverré (32km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (35km)
  • La Guyonnière (42km)
  • Touffou (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (19km)
  • Zoodyssée (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Soline is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Soline is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Soline

Canton: Lezay

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79120

Distance to Sainte-Soline

from Niort (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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-Soline from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caunay, Lezay, Messe, Pers, Rom, Saint-Coutant, Saint-Vincent-la-Chatre, Vancais and Vanzay.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Soline

 
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