Beauvoir-sur-Niort : entre plaine et forêt

Enjoy a walk on the edge of the Chizé forest and discover the charming village of Beauvoir-sur-Niort.

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Cultural, Historical, Nature (fauna, flora)


This village, at the crossroads of the Chizé forest massif and the agricultural plains of South Deux-Sèvres, is a very active center of attraction with its shops and services. Stopover on the holiday route and on the Way of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, along the GR 36, this village nevertheless has a dense heritage: the Raimbault mill, regularly put into service and the church Romanesque Saint-Eutrope in Cormenier. The future King Henry IV would even have stayed there, according to local tradition, in an old hunting lodge. Land of hikes between marshes and forest, Beauvoir-sur-Niort invites you to discover the European fauna of the Zoodyssée de Chizé, the wine-growing past of the surrounding communes which are the last to the North, in the Cognac zone.

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DifficultyEasyDuration02hDistance6,5 km
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