La Couarde

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownLa CouardeBeaussais at 3.1 km
Insee code79098Prailles at 4.8 km
Postcode79800Vitré at 5.1 km
Latitude46.3182100La Mothe-Saint-Héray at 5.8 km
Longitude-0.1570419Sepvret at 6.3 km
AltitudeFrom 119 to 189 metersSouvigné at 6.6 km
Surface16.36 km²Exoudun at 6.6 km
Population272 inhabitantsRomans at 7.1 km
Density16 inhabitants/km²Thorigné at 7.5 km
Chief townNiort (at 30 km, 30 min)Celles-sur-Belle at 7.8 km
DepartmentDeux-SèvresAigonnay at 7.9 km
RegionPoitou-CharentesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Situated near the forest of Hermitain, La Couarde is a small town very pleasant, situated between Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole, La Mothe-Saint-Héray and Melle.

The town has existed since 1793 and the village of Goux has been attached in 1890.

The inhabitants of La Couarde are called "Cowards".

La Couarde Temple: Built in the early 20th century, the temple houses a part of La Couarde Protestantism Museum Poitevin including the history of the period known as the "desert" where they held secret meetings. A genealogy center has also found a place.


SIGHTSEEING

Museum of Protestantism Poitevin.


EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Village festival with festivities July 14.
  • Mushroom Fair in October.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Cascades to the Well of Hell.
  • Walk uphill to the Lady of Chambrille.
  • Visit the Romanesque churches in Melle.
  • Visit the abbey and the edges of Sevre Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole.
  • The banks of the Sevre and Moulin, La Mothe-Saint-Héray.
  • Village Exoudun.
  • The essentials:
  • Ascent "The lady Chambrille" to 5 km.
  • The waterbody Lambon 5 km.
  • A walk in the forest Hermitain 2 km.
  • Tour or tasting dairy (goat cheese, cheesy meal) to 10 minutes.
  • Sources of the Sevre Niortaise or Lambon.
  • Discovery of the cities of:
  • 8 km: Exoudun (very old houses, bubbling fountain).
  • 9 km: La Mothe-Saint-Héray (Mill Drive in Valley Sevre).
  • 9 km: Celles-sur-Belle (Abbey extraordinary, dairy).
  • 13 km: Miss (Silver Mine Frankish kings, three Roman churches listed, arboretum).
  • 15km Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole (abbey beautiful valley of the Sevre, magical ride Puy hell).
  • 30 km Niort and keep ...
  • 43 km: Parthenay (old town).
  • At 98 km La Rochelle and its towers ...
  • Recreation:
  • 40 km: Zoodyssée Chizé.
  • 45 km: A trip by boat in the Marais Poitevin.
  • 70 km: Futuroscope.
  • At 115 km: Puy du Fou.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided tour of Niort and the local areaCulture and educationFrom 7 € to 68.50 €Niort (24 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 26 October
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Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C
Monday 27 October
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Min. 12°C - Max. 24°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Logis Saint-Martin
Saint-Maixent-l'École
Discover the richness of flavors Poitevin! The gourmet restaurant Le Logis Saint-Martin opens its luxurious doors ... - Comfortably installed in St. Maixent School, Le Logis Saint-Martin...
Located 10.4 km from La Couarde49 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Niort Est-La Crèche  
7.8
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La Crèche
A nature-inspired contemporary French cuisine. Sunny flavors. Scented food, gourmet and varied. Welcome to the restaurant Campanile Niort-La Crèche! An elegant, bright, clean and resolutely...
Located 11.9 km from La Couarde19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Orangerie  
9.1
Soudan
Between the Marais Poitevin Futuroscope and the Brunet family welcomes you to their charming restaurant: L'Orangerie. In modern interiors, on the patio or on the terrace, sit back and...
Located 12.1 km from La Couarde36 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLe Mouillage Vert    
9.7
La Mothe-Saint-Héray
An old farmhouse, full of character, with hillside setting in verdant, peaceful countryside. The rooms are spacious and comfortable each with a different ambiance: 'Fleur de Tilleul'...
Located 5.9 km from La Couarde57 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsL'acacia    
10
Périgné
The Acacia, in an environment with trees and flowers of 40 acres brings you Nature and Relaxation. Near the Marais Poitevin, in the Pays Mellois, rich in history and Roman art, acacia...
Located 16.5 km from La CouardeFrom 52 € to 56 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChez tranquillité  
Messé
Pat and Geoff are pleased to welcome you to their 18th century farmhouse. With its oak floorboards, beams and stonework. Set in beautifully quiet countryside, it offers perfect tranquility....
Located 20 km from La Couarde55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 8 personsGîte de la maison de la place
Sainte-Néomaye
Discover the charm of the two sévrienne countryside, close to major routes, halfway between Futuroscope and the Marais Poitevin. At the heart of a village green, 2 cottages adjacent...
Located 9.9 km from La CouardeFrom 350 € to 520 € per week 
House for 4 personsGîte de la Piochère  
8.8
Nanteuil
Annex of a house of lord, the lodging is an old bakehouse of the 18° century. Small house with 2 levels, completly equiped with total comfort. Garden with a bower and for the childern...
Located 12 km from La CouardeFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 
House for 12 personsLa Guilloterie  
9.2
Beauvoir-sur-Niort
In a hamlet, with a Romanesque church 12th century, the GR 36-1 cottage set in a large house in the middle of a large garden. Pool zodiac 12X8 m to share with the owner, garden furniture,...
Located 29 km from La CouardeFrom 580 € to 1000 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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8.3
La Chapelle-Pouilloux
We are a small family run camping and caravan site in the Deux Sevres region which has on average around 2400 hours of sunshine every year! Second only to Provence and the Côte d'Azur!...
Located 26 km from La Couarde15 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Hostellerie de l'Abbaye - Hotel in La CouardeLogis Hostellerie de l'Abbaye     
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Celles-sur-Belle
Hostellerie de l'Abbaye is in the village of Celles-sur-Belle and is 13 km from the A10 motorway. It features an on-site brasserie and a restaurant with exposed wooden beams and chandeliers....
Located 7.5 km from La CouardeRoom from 63 €
Hotel De l'Argentiere - Hotel in La CouardeHotel De l'Argentiere     
7.2
Melle
Hotel De l'Argentiere is located in Melle, 20 minutes' drive east of Niort. It offers an onsite restaurant, which serves a range of traditional dishes made using fresh, seasonal produce....
Located 10.1 km from La CouardeRoom from 61 €
Le Logis Saint Martin - Hotel in La CouardeLe Logis Saint Martin     
8.4
Saint-Maixent-l'École
Located between Niort and Poitiers, on the banks of the River Sèvre, this fine 17th century manor house is the ideal place if you want to discover the Marais Poitevin region, La Rochelle...
Located 10.4 km from La CouardeRoom from 98 €

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Natura Resort Pescalis
Located 2.5 km from Moncoutant, Natura Resort Pescalis is situated between Puy du Fou Theme Park and Marais Poitevin. This residence offers well-equipped...
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Brit Hotel du Parc Niort
The Hotel Du Parc is located in central Niort, a 5-minute walk from the central square, the Place de la Brèche. It offers...
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