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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownNiort
Insee code79191
Postcode79000
Latitude46.3237160
Longitude-0.4647770
AltitudeFrom 2 to 77 meters
Surface68.20 km²
Population60063 inhabitants
Density880 inhabitants/km²

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National labelBessines at 5.8 km (12 min)
DepartmentDeux-SèvresSciecq at 6.7 km (14 min)
RegionPoitou-CharentesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Known as the capital of Insurance, Niort is also a city with a certain charm, and a rich cultural and architectural heritage.


SIGHTSEEING

The Old Town, historical center.

The Pillory.

The tower, one of the most important novels of France dungeons, and museum space.

The museum Agesci: worth visiting if only to admire the extraordinary ceiling ceramic belonging to the maker Auguste Tolbecque. The museum recently opened in this modern and delicate conditions finest collections of paintings, sculptures, objects of Oriental art, silver ... and a natural history museum and a conservatory education.

Botanical gardens: a picturesque garden late nineteenth way.

The gardens of the Breach which succeeded the large parking area.

The industrial heritage along the Sevre: development of the Coulee Verte. Walks along the water are stunning and highly appreciated by all! Joggers and cyclists.

Ride canoeing, summer, Niort-Plage.

Detailed information
TransportAerodrome of Niort - Souché,   Train station of Niort
Information pointsTourist Office of Niort - Marais Poitevin
Leisure centresGolf Course of Niort,   Leisure Centre of Noron,   Leisure Park of the Pré-Leroy,   Museum Bernard d'Agesci,   Museum of the Donjon,   Racecourse of Romagne,   Skating Rink of Niort
MonumentsPrefecture of the Deux-Sèvres
Performance hallsCultural Space Leclerc,   Le Camji,   Le Moulin du Roc,   Stadium René-Gaillard,   Theatre of Saint-Florent

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Fair exhibition Niort: the first week of May.

The World Council of great clown in June (every two years).

Téciverdi (festival of biological and cultural diversity) in late June and early July (every other year).

Takavoir Festival: the movie on mobile phone.

Large graffiti in the city.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Cycling and walking circuit around the city.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Hot-air ballooning from the Poitevin Marsh to Puy du FouNature and the outdoorsFrom 165 € to 1145 €Fontenay-le-Comte (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Hill St. AndrewHill St. Andrew
 
Veterans Bains on June Sevre riverVeterans Bains on June Sevre river
The Pillory (former alderman) and a 16th century houseThe Pillory (former alderman) and a 16th century house
 
The Dungeon and hallsThe Dungeon and halls
The Wharf Regratterie and islands Sevre riverThe Wharf Regratterie and islands Sevre river
 
The Hill St. Andrew's nightThe Hill St. Andrew's night
The arrow (XV) of Notre DameThe arrow (XV) of Notre Dame
 
The Gardens of the BreachThe Gardens of the Breach
The Acclameur the new theater niortaiseThe Acclameur the new theater niortaise
  

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WEATHER

Friday 19 December
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Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C
Saturday 20 December
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Min. 4°C - Max. 9°C
Sunday 21 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Billon  
8.5
  SPECIAL OFFER
Niort
FACE TEMPLE OF BREACH - Indulge in a market cuisine, in a tradition of 'Bistro'. And the first rays of sun, enjoy the large terrace facing south. It's time to (re) discover Le Billon....
Located in Niort30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Belle Etoile  
9
Niort
FRAME GREEN - A small stop before the Poitevin marshes? The opportunity to discover La Belle Étoile, an institution in Niort ... whose reputation is far from undeserved. Location and...
Located in Niort41 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Niort Est-La Crèche  
7.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
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 13.6 km from Niort19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsChambres et table d'hôtes à Breilbon    
9.5
Germond-Rouvre
Josette et Didier blanchard, from the region, welcome you in five guest rooms labeled 3 ears Gite de France and three people in a bed and they also offer family and guest table in a...
Located 13.3 km from Niort52 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Vieille Autize    
9.7
Liez
Chantal and Jean-Michel welcome you in their new house situated in a pretty hamlet of Marais Poitevin you can travel around by boat or bicycle.
Located 19.3 km from Niort48 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Vallée Chambre d'Hôte    
9.3
Xanton-Chassenon
19th century restored millhouse near to Fontenay le Comte with 5 ensuite double bedrooms (shower and toilet) hairdryer. Tea and coffee facilities. Open all year. Meals on request. 3...
Located 22 km from Niort48 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
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 15.5 km from NiortFrom 580 € to 1000 € per week 
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 16.7 km from NiortFrom 353 € to 525 € per week 
House for 7 personsMaison marais poitevin La Rochelle  
9.2
La Grève-sur-Mignon
Riverside -Jacuzzi - Into the Marais Poitevin, 'The Green Venice', hight level property with a maximum capacity of 7 persons. Ranked 4 stars as meublé de tourisme. - Riverside, at the...
Located 25 km from NiortFrom 750 € to 950 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
136 places over 3 haFlower Camping le lidon    
9.5
Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud
Family camping, quiet location in green surroundings in the middle channel of the Green Venice (Poitevin Marsh) rental gypsy caravan, cottage and tents equipped, heated pool (open July...
Located 22 km from NiortFrom 17.50 € to 24.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Premiere Classe Niort Est - Chauray - Hotel in NiortPremiere Classe Niort Est - Chauray     
7.1
Niort
The Premiere Classe Niort Est- Chauray is conveniently located near the motorway and offers non-smoking accommodation, free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking just 5 km from the centre...
Located in NiortRoom from 27 €
Brit Hotel du Parc Niort - Hotel in NiortBrit Hotel du Parc Niort     
7.5
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 a 24-hour reception, free private parking and free Wi-Fi access....
Located in NiortRoom from 45 €
Qualys Hotel Lagrange - Hotel in NiortQualys Hotel Lagrange     
8.8
Niort
Qualys Hotel Lagrange is 4 km from the centre of Niort and 5 km from the A10 Paris/Bordeaux motorway (exit 32). It offers an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi access and a terrace with...
Located in NiortRoom from 67 €

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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 a 24-hour reception, free private...
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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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