Surin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Surin in Deux-Sevres

Visit Surin: highlights and tourist information

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Surin 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 15 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Surin is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 10 km and Niort at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Surin, 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 Surin 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 Surin

Markets in and near Surin

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Benet: market Monday (15km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (29km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Melle: market Friday (36km)

More information about Surin, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Surin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (15km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (45km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (42km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (33km)
  • Forêt de Benon (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (22km)
  • Zoodyssée (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Surin

Canton: Champdeniers-Saint-Denis

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79220

Distance to Surin

from Niort (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 680 km

from Bordeaux: 181 km

from Strasbourg: 660 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beceleuf, Champdeniers-Saint-Denis, Cours, Faye-sur-Ardin, Germond-Rouvre, Sainte-Ouenne, Villiers-en-Plaine and Xaintray.

This page in French: Visiter Surin