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 Moncontour, Vienne at 19 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