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Soutiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 9 km from Soutiers

Visit Soutiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 9 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Soutiers, 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 Soutiers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 9 km (direction north-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 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 35 km (direction west-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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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Vouvant guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Melle

Melle

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 42 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
Thouars

Thouars

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Thouars guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 47 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Soutiers

 
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Markets in and near Soutiers

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (9km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (23km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (26km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (30km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (30km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Benet: market Monday (33km)

Hotels near Soutiers

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Tourist attractions near Soutiers, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (23km)
  • Oiron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (34km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (37km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (4km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (24km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (52km)
  • Forêt de Benon (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (36km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Soutiers is in the western-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Soutiers is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soutiers

Canton: Mazières-en-Gâtine

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79310

Distance to Soutiers

from Niort (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 194 km

from Strasbourg: 642 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 Soutiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azay-sur-Thouet, Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, Mazieres-en-Gatine, Pompaire, Saint-Lin, Saint-Pardoux and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Soutiers

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