Trayes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Trayes: highlights and tourist information

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Trayes 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 40 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Trayes is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 18 km and Vouvant at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Trayes, 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 Trayes 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 Trayes

Markets in and near Trayes

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (30km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (33km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (34km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (34km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (37km)
  • Benet: market Monday (37km)

More information about Trayes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Trayes, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (56km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (42km)
  • Oiron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (26km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (30km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (37km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (41km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (28km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Trayes

Canton: Moncoutant

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 79240

Distance to Trayes

from Niort (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 206 km

from Strasbourg: 651 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clesse, Largeasse, Le Breuil-Bernard, Neuvy-Bouin, Pougne-Herisson, Pugny and Vernoux-en-Gatine.

This page in French: Visiter Trayes