Seligne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Seligne: highlights and tourist information

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Seligne 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 24 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Seligne is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Niort at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Seligne

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)

More information about Seligne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Seligne, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Seligne 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 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