Soudan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soudan in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 19 km from Soudan

Visit Soudan: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Soudan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 19 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 22 km.

Soudan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Melle guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
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Niort

Niort

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 42 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 43 km (direction 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
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 56 km (direction 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

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Markets in and near Soudan

  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (7km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (8km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (12km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (15km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Melle: market Friday (22km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Soudan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (12km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (42km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (47km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (50km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (19km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (28km)
  • Laverré (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (53km)

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 (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (37km)
  • Zoodyssée (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Soudan is in the western-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Soudan is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soudan

Canton: Mothe-Saint-Héray

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79800

Distance to Soudan

from Niort (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Soudan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fomperron, Nanteuil, Pamproux, Saint-Germier, Sainte-Eanne, Salles and Souvigne.

This page in French: Visiter Soudan

 
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