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Secondigny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 14 km from Secondigny

Visit Secondigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 14 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Secondigny, 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 Secondigny in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle...

See Vouvant guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
 
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Niort

Niort

at 32 km (direction south)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Marans

Marans

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Secondigny

 
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Markets in and near Secondigny

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (29km)
  • Benet: market Monday (30km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (32km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (34km)

Hotels near Secondigny

More information about Secondigny, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Secondigny, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (59km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (34km)
  • Oiron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (27km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (31km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (37km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (15km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (32km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (48km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)
  • Forêt de Benon (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (27km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Secondigny is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Secondigny is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Secondigny

Canton: Secondigny

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79130

Distance to Secondigny

from Niort (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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 Secondigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonne, Azay-sur-Thouet, La Boissiere-en-Gatine, Le Retail, Pougne-Herisson and Saint-Aubin-le-Cloud.

This page in French: Visiter Secondigny

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