Saivres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saivres: highlights and tourist information

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Saivres 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 21 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Saivres is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 9 km and Niort at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saivres, 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 Saivres 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 Saivres

Markets in and near Saivres

  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (3km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (9km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (12km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (21km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Melle: market Friday (24km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Benet: market Monday (29km)

More information about Saivres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saivres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (30km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (56km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (16km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (24km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (31km)
  • Laverré (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (34km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saivres

Canton: Saint-Maixent-l'École 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79400

Distance to Saivres

from Niort (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

Saivres 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 Saivres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auge, Exireuil, Nanteuil, Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole and Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent.

This page in French: Visiter Saivres