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Visit Viennay: highlights and tourist information

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Viennay 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 43 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Viennay is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 5 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Viennay, 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 Viennay 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 Viennay


Markets in and near Viennay

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (5km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (17km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (33km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (35km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Viennay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Viennay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (44km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (28km)
  • Oiron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (23km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (42km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Viennay

Canton: Parthenay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79200

Distance to Viennay

from Niort (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adilly, Chatillon-sur-Thouet, Gourge, Lageon and Parthenay.

This page in French: Visiter Viennay

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