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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Deux-Sèvres

Town in the west of France, Saint-Rémy is in the Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes. Close to Niort, the town now hosts just over 1,000 people and has an ideal location to enjoy the charms of this tourist region. Indeed, the town is on the route of the Vendée spaces between the Marais Poitevin and Gâtine. Old

, the commune of Saint-Rémy since at least the eleventh century and knew a large development of animal husbandry. Planted on a vast ground limestone, the city of Deux-Sèvres was once known for its commercial horse or the mule. This passion of riding persists today in Saint-Rémy.

Quiet and charming, small town can spend a pleasant vacation in a tourist region rich in sights to see. Country and old stones are to be admired during a few days to enjoy the traditions of the Poitou-Charentes region.

Geographical information

Latitude46.3708079 (N 46° 22’ 15”)
Longitude-0.5261710 (W 0° 31’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 38m to 87m
Surface area13.64 km²
Population1046 inhabitants
Density76 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNiort (9.9 km, 17 min)
Insee code79293
IntercommunalityCA du Niortais

Nearest cities & towns

Villiers-en-Plaine5.2 km (6 min)
Saint-Maxire5.3 km (8 min)
Sciecq7 km (11 min)
Benet7.1 km (9 min)
Coulon8 km (10 min)
Magné8.5 km (13 min)
Niort9.2 km (13 min)
Échiré11 km (16 min)
Bessines11.5 km (14 min)
Sainte-Ouenne11.6 km (15 min)
Saint-Pompain11.7 km (12 min)
Faye-sur-Ardin12.1 km (16 min)
Oulmes12.5 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Saint-Rémy knows a natural heritage of great beauty, because of its proximity to some of the most beautiful Poitou-Charentes sites. Some interesting monuments can be admired.

Saint-Rémy The main tourist attraction of its towers are now in a visible private property from the street. This is a gatehouse dating from the thirteenth century, with two towers and a doorway. This is the last vestige of a monumental castle that was once occupied by a garrison. Both towers have been put forward by a French writer of science fiction in his book The black Tours.

Saint-Rémy also has a beautiful church partly built in the twelfth century and which has been listed historical monument.

Walking through the town, it is also possible to discover La Courneuve, a very nice house fifteenth century listed historical monument, as well as the House of the Plain, an old donkey farm that serves today Municipal Hall Versatile to the municipality.

Events and festivities

Small in size, the town of Saint-Rémy do not know least a few interesting and entertaining events.

In May, Saint-Rémy welcomes Plain festival, a popular garage sale where you can do good business.

Also in May, the town hosts Campagn'Arts in partnership with Sciecq. On this occasion, several events are organized such as exhibitions, competitions painters or photography, a garage sale, live music, artist demonstrations or performances of all kinds.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 950 € Sainte-Hermine (47 km)
Les Jardins du Gué
Nature and the great outdoors5 € Lhoumois (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (31 km)


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Vacation rentals