Scille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Scille: highlights and tourist information

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Scille 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 31 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Scille is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 16 km and Nieul-sur-l'Autise at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Scille, 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 Scille 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 Scille

Markets in and near Scille

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Benet: market Monday (26km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (32km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (33km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (34km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (39km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Scille, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Scille, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (44km)
  • Oiron Chateau (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (16km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (34km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (25km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (35km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (43km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (45km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (40km)
  • Forêt de Benon (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (17km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Scille

Canton: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79240

Distance to Scille

from Niort (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 660 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fenioux, La Chapelle-Thireuil, Le Beugnon, Le Busseau, Saint-Paul-en-Gatine and Vernoux-en-Gatine.

This page in French: Visiter Scille