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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
Population8489 inhabitants
Density70 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNiort (85 km, 1h26)
Insee code79079
IntercommunalityCC du Delta Sèvre Argent

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)
Les Châtelliers-Châteaumur11.9 km (16 min)
Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre12.3 km (13 min)
Les Cerqueux13 km (14 min)
La Pommeraie-sur-Sèvre13.2 km (17 min)
Montravers13.2 km (18 min)
Le Pin13.5 km (14 min)
La Tessoualle13.8 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

The walls of the upper town and the castle gate.

The Saint -Jouin, former suburb located on the Yeah.

The park of the Mignauderie and fruit.

The museum BRHAM, located Place de l'Hotel de Ville, which traces the history of Mauléon (formerly Châtillon- sur- Sevre, the capital of the Vendée ).

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

The Fires of St. John.

Horse kicks the holiday that marks the July 13 and 14.

Shards Voices Festival in October.


Saint -Jouin
Saint -Jouin
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The former monastery now houses City Hall
The former monastery now houses City Hall
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Park Mignauderie
Park Mignauderie
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chouan The symbol of the Vendée uprising
chouan The symbol of the Vendée uprising
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Trinity Church
Trinity Church
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Church of St. Jouin
Church of St. Jouin
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Manoir Saint -Jouin
Manoir Saint -Jouin
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Castle Gate
Castle Gate
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Castle Walls
Castle Walls
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Thursday 26 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 14°C
Friday 27 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 10°C
Saturday 28 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Château de Saint -Mesmin.

Museum Tour Nivelle.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 950 € Sainte-Hermine (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (36 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Chaudron-en-Mauges (44 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (53 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals