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Parthenay

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Deux-Sèvres

Parthenay - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Deux-Sèvres
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Geographical information

MunicipalityParthenay
Postcode79200
Tourism label
Latitude46.6488250 (N 46° 38’ 56”)
Longitude-0.2514410 (W 0° 15’ 5”)
AltitudeFrom 114m to 184m
Surface area11.38 km²
Population11008 inhabitants
Density967 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNiort (44 km, 46 min)
Insee code79202
IntercommunalityCC de Parthenay
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
RegionPoitou-Charentes

Nearest cities & towns

Châtillon-sur-Thouet3 km (8 min)
Le Tallud4.3 km (9 min)
Pompaire5 km (7 min)
Viennay5.8 km (9 min)
La Chapelle-Bertrand8 km (12 min)
Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay9.3 km (13 min)
Adilly9.4 km (12 min)
Azay-sur-Thouet9.8 km (14 min)
La Peyratte10.6 km (13 min)
Lageon10.7 km (13 min)
Saint-Pardoux10.8 km (13 min)
Saurais11.5 km (16 min)
Saint-Aubin-le-Cloud12 km (16 min)
Vouhé12.2 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Quartier Saint-Jacques medieval houses with timber-framed, the walls, the Porte Saint-Jacques, the Porte de la Citadelle and its churches.

The museum Georges Turpin presents the animated models of the city in the Middle Ages, an exhibition of pottery and temporary exhibitions.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Ah Festival in the street in May

Games Festival: early July.

Festival of Mouth Marketing: late July - early August.

Guided tours throughout the summer.

Photos

Pont and Porte Saint-Jacques
Pont and Porte Saint-Jacques
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North end of the citadel
North end of the citadel
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Bridge, Porte Saint-Jacques and Rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques
Bridge, Porte Saint-Jacques and Rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques
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Rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques
Rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques
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Property cantilevered rue Saint-Jacques Vau
Property cantilevered rue Saint-Jacques Vau
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Bridge St. Jacques and the tower of the magazine
Bridge St. Jacques and the tower of the magazine
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Porte Saint-Jacques
Porte Saint-Jacques
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Hospital and Holy Cross Church
Hospital and Holy Cross Church
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Rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques, climbing to the church of Saint-Laurent
Rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques, climbing to the church of Saint-Laurent
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New Bridge on Thouet
New Bridge on Thouet
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South Gate of the citadel called Gate Clock Church
South Gate of the citadel called Gate Clock Church
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St. Peter
St. Peter
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Ramparts
Ramparts
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Weather

Friday 22 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
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Saturday 23 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
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Sunday 24 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (60 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels