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Arçais

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Deux-Sèvres

Geographical information

MunicipalityArçais
Postcode79210
Tourism label
Latitude46.2968030 (N 46° 17’ 48”)
Longitude-0.6914240 (W 0° 41’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 1m to 36m
Surface area15.12 km²
Population623 inhabitants
Density41 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNiort (14.4 mi, 31 min)
Insee code79010
IntercommunalityCA du Niortais
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
TerritoryPoitou
RegionNew-Aquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Georges-de-Rex2.5 mi (5 min)
Damvix2.6 mi (6 min)
Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud2.9 mi (7 min)
Le Vanneau-Irleau2.9 mi (7 min)
Amuré4.5 mi (12 min)
Sansais5.8 mi (11 min)
La Grève-sur-Mignon5.8 mi (12 min)
Le Mazeau6.2 mi (14 min)
Le Bourdet6.4 mi (16 min)
Maillé6.5 mi (16 min)
Coulon6.8 mi (17 min)
Cramchaban6.9 mi (18 min)
Saint-Sigismond7.4 mi (18 min)
La Laigne7.7 mi (19 min)
Prin-Deyrançon8 mi (20 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the Marais Poitevin: The Marais Poitevin, also known as "Green Venice" for the tourist part, is a vast territory consisting of water and greenery, where nature lovers will find peace and quiet, through 400 km of channels. You will marvel at the landscape entirely shaped by man and nature. Discover this unique site in Europe over a guided walk with a guide or a boat ride adventure from the great port of Arçais. The tours range from 1 hour to 2:30, you scroll to 3 to 10 km of canals, a world of tranquility, mystery and discovery of the Marais wild.

Weather

Tuesday 7 july
Min. 11°C - Max. 26°C
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Wednesday 8 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 31°C
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Thursday 9 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 31°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Carriage ride in the Poitevin marsh
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 12 € Maillezais (5 mi)
Criminal investigation magnitude
Entertainment92 € to 126 € Benon (9 mi)
Cruising course on a liveaboard sailboat
Sports sensations95 € to 270 € La Rochelle (25 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Golden Ball - The Ford of Velluire
HikeEasy1h05Le Gué-de-Velluire (12.3 mi)
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (12.7 mi)
The Wood of Lavas - La Taillée
HikeEasy1h05La Taillée (12.7 mi)
Sentier Jean dos Bois
HikeIntermediate3h45Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq (13.2 mi)
The Locks - Sainte Radegonde des Noyers
HikeEasy4h55Sainte-Radégonde-des-Noyers (18.1 mi)

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Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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