Villiers-en-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villiers-en-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-en-Bois 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 20 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Villiers-en-Bois is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Niort at 20 km and Melle at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villiers-en-Bois, 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 Villiers-en-Bois in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Villiers-en-Bois

Markets in and near Villiers-en-Bois

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (15km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Melle: market Friday (22km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (26km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (28km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (32km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Villiers-en-Bois, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villiers-en-Bois, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villiers-en-Bois.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (42km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (22km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (44km)
  • La Roche Courbon (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (29km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (1km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-en-Bois

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79360

Distance to Villiers-en-Bois

from Niort (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 146 km

from Strasbourg: 671 km

Getting here

Villiers-en-Bois 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 Villiers-en-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvoir-sur-Niort, Boisserolles, Chize, Les Fosses, Marigny and Prisse-la-Charriere.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-en-Bois