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Vouhe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 10 km from Vouhe

Visit Vouhe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 10 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vouhe, 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 Vouhe in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 10 km (direction )

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 18 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Niort guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Melle guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle...

See Vouvant guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 44 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 45 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including...

See Poitiers guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 47 km (direction east)

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars...

See Thouars guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vouhe

 
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Markets in and near Vouhe

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (10km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (22km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (24km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (27km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Vouhe, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vouhe, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (20km)
  • Oiron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (35km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (37km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (3km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)
  • Laverré (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (53km)
  • Forêt de Benon (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (38km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vouhe is in the western-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Vouhe is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouhe

Canton: Mazières-en-Gâtine

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79310

Distance to Vouhe

from Niort (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 641 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 Vouhe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, Mazieres-en-Gatine, Pompaire, Reffannes, Saint-Lin, Saint-Pardoux, Soutiers and Verruyes.

This page in French: Visiter Vouhe

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