Soutiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soutiers in Deux-Sevres

Visit Soutiers: highlights and tourist information

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Soutiers 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 31 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Soutiers is 321 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Soutiers

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)

More information about Soutiers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Soutiers, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Soutiers 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 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