Thorigne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thorigne: highlights and tourist information

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Thorigne 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 16 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Thorigne is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 11 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thorigne, 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 Thorigne 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 Thorigne

Markets in and near Thorigne

  • La Creche: market Sunday (9km)
  • Melle: market Friday (11km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (14km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (28km)

More information about Thorigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thorigne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (11km)
  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (45km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (47km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (42km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (20km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (42km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thorigne

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79370

Distance to Thorigne

from Niort (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigonnay, Celles-sur-Belle, Fressines, Mougon, Prailles, Sainte-Blandine and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Thorigne