Tourtenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tourtenay: highlights and tourist information

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Tourtenay 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 83 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Tourtenay is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 10 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tourtenay, 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 Tourtenay 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 Tourtenay

Markets in and near Tourtenay

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (10km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (21km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (24km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (26km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (30km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (32km)

More information about Tourtenay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Tourtenay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (11km)
  • Loudun (16km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (17km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (21km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (24km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourtenay

Canton: Thouars 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79100

Distance to Tourtenay

from Niort (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 458 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigne, Berrie, Brion-Pres-Thouet, Curcay-sur-Dive, Louzy, Pouancay, Saint-Cyr-la-Lande, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrillais, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrun, Saint-Martin-de-Macon, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay and Ternay.

This page in French: Visiter Tourtenay