Viennay tourism and travel guide

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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

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

  • La Guyonnière (12km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Laverré (52km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (52km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (62km)

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