Tourism - Deux-Sèvres

The Deux-Sèvres department is located in the Poitou-Charentes region in the centre west of France. It offers a variety of different landscapes, with hilly and green countryside and many little rivers.

Visitors can take the opportunity to enjoy nice walks and admire the impressive sizes of the ‘Tumulus de Bougon’ dating from prehistory time. As well as the visit of the medieval city of Parthenay, Oiron Castle, the city of Niort and its dungeon, Romanesque churches from Melle, Guyonière castle and its medieval garden.

In the south of the department of Deux-Sèvres, in the heart of the forest, the Zoodyssée in Chizé shelters many different European wildlife species.

Top tourist cities in Deux-Sèvres


Tourisme Niort, The Green Venice

Niort is one of the most important cities of the historic Poitou region. In the past, it was a major place for drapery and tannery in Europe. Today, Niort has managed to adapt and preserve its heritage. Thus, the big pedestrianized city-centre offers to discover the ...

Must : Donjon de Niort-Aliénor d'Aquitaine, Musée Bernard d’Agesci


Tourism Bressuire

Bressuire is a town in the department of Deux-Sevres and region of Poitou-Charentes. It is located at 39 km south-east of Cholet, the largest city nearby. Is crossed by rivers of Argenton and river le Dolo. Sights in Bressuire Castle of Bressuire Church ...

Must : Château de Bressuire, Église Notre-Dame, Musée municipal


Tourism Parthenay

Located between Nantes and Bordeaux, the Communauté de Communes de Parthenay, with its 18,000 inhabitants, has strong advantages that will delight young and old.Its architectural heritage, medieval, its various recreational parks, its cattle market, its downtown, ...

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