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Verruyes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verruyes in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Cherveux at 12 km from Verruyes

Visit Verruyes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Cherveux at 12 km and Parthenay at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verruyes, 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 Verruyes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 12 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Niort

Niort

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
 
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Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 31 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 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle...

See Vouvant guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 40 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 48 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in...

See Surgeres guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Verruyes

 
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Markets in and near Verruyes

  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (13km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (15km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (22km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (28km)
  • Benet: market Monday (29km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (30km)
  • Melle: market Friday (34km)

Hotels near Verruyes

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Tourist attractions near Verruyes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (30km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (43km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (59km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (8km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (27km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (48km)
  • Forêt de Benon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (35km)
  • Zoodyssée (42km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verruyes is in the western-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Verruyes is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verruyes

Canton: Mazières-en-Gâtine

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79310

Distance to Verruyes

from Niort (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 670 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 645 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 Verruyes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clave, La Chapelle-Baton, Mazieres-en-Gatine, Saint-Georges-de-Noisne, Saint-Lin and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Verruyes

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