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Vasles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vasles in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Parthenay at 19 km from Vasles

Visit Vasles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 19 km and Poitiers at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vasles, 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 Vasles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at...

See Parthenay guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 28 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in...

See Futuroscope guide
 
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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 35 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle guide
Niort

Niort

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century...

See Chatellerault guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 53 km (direction west-south-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
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide

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Map of places to visit near Vasles

 
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Markets in and near Vasles

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (16km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (16km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (23km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (25km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Vasles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vasles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (9km)
  • Oiron Chateau (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (19km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (29km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (50km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (54km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (10km)
  • La Guyonnière (16km)
  • Laverré (31km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vasles is in the western-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Vasles is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vasles

Canton: Ménigoute

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79340

Distance to Vasles

from Niort (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 198 km

from Strasbourg: 624 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 Vasles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benassay and Les Forges.

This page in French: Visiter Vasles

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