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Tillou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tillou in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 8 km from Tillou

Visit Tillou: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 8 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tillou, 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 Tillou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
 
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Niort

Niort

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 49 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in...

See Surgeres guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tillou

 
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Markets in and near Tillou

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (6km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (7km)
  • Melle: market Friday (8km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (23km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (27km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Tillou, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Tillou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (39km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (35km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (37km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (50km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (58km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (8km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (34km)
  • Laverré (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (21km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tillou is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Tillou is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tillou

Canton: Chef-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79110

Distance to Tillou

from Niort (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 651 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 Tillou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-en-Poitou, Chef-Boutonne, Cherigne, Gournay-Loize, Luche-sur-Brioux, Lusseray, Maisonnay, Mazieres-sur-Beronne, Paizay-le-Tort, Saint-Genard and Sompt.

This page in French: Visiter Tillou

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