Villiers-en-Plaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villiers-en-Plaine: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-en-Plaine 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 11 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Villiers-en-Plaine is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coulon at 10 km and Niort at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villiers-en-Plaine, 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-Plaine 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-Plaine

Markets in and near Villiers-en-Plaine

  • Benet: market Monday (7km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (11km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (19km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (25km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (33km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (34km)
  • Melle: market Friday (37km)

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

Tourist attractions near Villiers-en-Plaine, 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-Plaine.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (7km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (30km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (36km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (26km)
  • Forêt de Benon (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (20km)
  • Zoodyssée (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-en-Plaine

Canton: Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79160

Distance to Villiers-en-Plaine

from Niort (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benet, Faye-sur-Ardin, Saint-Maxire, Saint-Pompain, Saint-Remy, Sciecq and Surin.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-en-Plaine