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Seligne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Seligne in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 14 km from Seligne

Visit Seligne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Seligne, 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 Seligne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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 east-north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Niort

Niort

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 36 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 44 km (direction north-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

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

Map of places to visit near Seligne

 
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Markets in and near Seligne

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (5km)
  • Melle: market Friday (14km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (25km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (28km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (30km)

Hotels near Seligne

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Tourist attractions near Seligne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (45km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)
  • La Roche Courbon (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (9km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Seligne is in the western-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Seligne is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Seligne

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Seligne

from Niort (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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 Seligne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brieuil-sur-Chize, Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Chize, Juille, Perigne, Secondigne-sur-Belle, Vernoux-sur-Boutonne, Villefollet and Villiers-sur-Chize.

This page in French: Visiter Seligne

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