Vernoux-en-Gatine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vernoux-en-Gatine: highlights and tourist information

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Vernoux-en-Gatine 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 35 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Vernoux-en-Gatine is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 20 km and Vouvant at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vernoux-en-Gatine, 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 Vernoux-en-Gatine in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Vernoux-en-Gatine

Markets in and near Vernoux-en-Gatine

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (20km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Benet: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (34km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (34km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (37km)

More information about Vernoux-en-Gatine, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vernoux-en-Gatine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (42km)
  • Oiron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (21km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (34km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (40km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (39km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (39km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (23km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernoux-en-Gatine

Canton: Secondigny

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79240

Distance to Vernoux-en-Gatine

from Niort (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

Vernoux-en-Gatine 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 Vernoux-en-Gatine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Saint-Etienne, Le Beugnon, Neuvy-Bouin, Scille and Trayes.

This page in French: Visiter Vernoux-en-Gatine