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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Deux-Sèvres

Mauléon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Deux-Sèvres

The city, built on a rocky outcrop overlooking the valley Yeah. With a turbulent history, the city suffered heavy damage ; but it remains nonetheless remarkable elements of buildings ( walls and gates of the castle, abbey, Trinity Church, church and manor of Saint -Jouin... ). Quality buildings marked the rebuilding of the city and witness its revival since the industrial development of the 19th century ( textile and leather).

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude46.9229090 (N 46° 55’ 22”)
Longitude-0.7508060 (W 0° 45’ 3”)
AltitudeFrom 104m to 226m
Surface area120.64 km²
Population8590 inhabitants
Density71 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNiort (85 km, 1h26)
Insee code79079
IntercommunalityCA du Bocage Bressuirais

Nearest cities & towns

La Petite-Boissière4.9 km (6 min)
Saint-Pierre-des-Échaubrognes8.3 km (8 min)
Treize-Vents8.5 km (9 min)
Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre9 km (12 min)
Maulévrier10.4 km (11 min)
Mallièvre10.5 km (12 min)
Combrand10.8 km (13 min)
Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre12.3 km (13 min)
Les Cerqueux13 km (14 min)
Montravers13.2 km (18 min)
Le Pin13.5 km (14 min)
La Tessoualle13.8 km (12 min)
Yzernay14 km (16 min)
Cerizay14.3 km (15 min)
Bretignolles14.9 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities


Saint-Jouin hotel
Saint-Jouin hotel
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The former monastery, now housing the town hall
The former monastery, now housing the town hall
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Walls of the castle
Walls of the castle
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Mignauderie the Park
Mignauderie the Park
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The chouan symbol of the Vendée uprising
The chouan symbol of the Vendée uprising
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Saint-Jouin Church
Saint-Jouin Church
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Manoir Saint -Jouin
Manoir Saint -Jouin
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Trinity Church
Trinity Church
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Castle Gate
Castle Gate
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Visit Plan Rider Mauléon
Visit Plan Rider Mauléon
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Thursday 23 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 11°C
Friday 24 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 14°C
Saturday 25 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Doué-la-Fontaine (44 km)
Guided tour of Château de l'Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (46 km)
Visit and wine tasting in the heart of the vineyard
Local flavours5 € Vauchrétien (49 km)
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors165 € to 975 € Sainte-Hermine (49 km)
La Boissière du Doré Zoo
Nature and the great outdoors14 € to 19 € La Boissière-du-Doré (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau-en-Mauges (36 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Montrevault-sur-Èvre (44 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Montréverd (53 km)
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (57 km)


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