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Salles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 18 km from Salles

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Visit Salles: highlights and tourist information

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Salles 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 29 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Salles is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 18 km and Melle at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salles, 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 Salles 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 Salles

Markets in and near Salles

  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (3km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (9km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (11km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (15km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (15km)
  • Melle: market Friday (19km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (28km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Salles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Salles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (14km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (45km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (19km)
  • La Guyonnière (24km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (31km)
  • Laverré (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (34km)
  • Zoodyssée (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salles

Canton: Mothe-Saint-Héray

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79800

Distance to Salles

from Niort (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 176 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bougon, Exoudun, La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Nanteuil, Pamproux, Sainte-Eanne and Soudan.

This page in French: Visiter Salles

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