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Villefollet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefollet in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 14 km from Villefollet

Visit Villefollet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villefollet, 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 Villefollet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Niort

Niort

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 37 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 38 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villefollet

 
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Markets in and near Villefollet

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (4km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (13km)
  • Melle: market Friday (14km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (27km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (28km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (29km)

More information about Villefollet, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villefollet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (46km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (47km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (41km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (10km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villefollet is in the western-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Villefollet is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefollet

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Villefollet

from Niort (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Villefollet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-en-Poitou, Brieuil-sur-Chize, Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Ensigne, Juille, Secondigne-sur-Belle, Seligne, Vernoux-sur-Boutonne and Villiers-sur-Chize.

This page in French: Visiter Villefollet

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