Souvigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Souvigne in Deux-Sevres

Visit Souvigne: highlights and tourist information

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Souvigne 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 22 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Souvigne is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 14 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Souvigne, 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 Souvigne 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 Souvigne

Markets in and near Souvigne

  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (5km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (6km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (9km)
  • Melle: market Friday (17km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (18km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (31km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Souvigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Souvigne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Souvigne.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (32km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (49km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (17km)
  • La Guyonnière (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (35km)
  • Laverré (41km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (52km)

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 (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (30km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Souvigne

Canton: Saint-Maixent-l'École 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79800

Distance to Souvigne

from Niort (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 656 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

Souvigne 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 Souvigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigonnay, La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Nanteuil, Prailles, Romans, Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole, Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent, Sainte-Eanne, Sainte-Neomaye and Soudan.

This page in French: Visiter Souvigne