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.
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.
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).