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Villemain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villemain in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Tusson at 15 km from Villemain

Visit Villemain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 15 km and Ruffec at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villemain, 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 Villemain in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 22 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Melle

Melle

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 25 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 35 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice...

See Cognac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

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

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy...

See Saint-Simon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting...

See Angouleme guide
Niort

Niort

at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villemain

 
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Markets in and near Villemain

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (19km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Melle: market Friday (23km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (25km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (28km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Villemain, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villemain, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (33km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (48km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (15km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (23km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (27km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villemain is in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Villemain is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villemain

Canton: Chef-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79110

Distance to Villemain

from Niort (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 Villemain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne, Couture-d'Argenson, Hanc, Longre, Loubille and Villiers-Couture.

This page in French: Visiter Villemain

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