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The tourist officeof the Haut Val de Sèvre

The tourist office

The Haut Val de Sèvre tourist office welcomes you all year round to help you discover its territory.

From September 1 to July 7

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 5.30pm

Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 9.30am to 12.30pm


From July 1st to August 31

Monday to Saturday, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 5.30pm


Closed on Sundays and public holidays

Closed during the second week of the Christmas holidays




A personal welcome

Our mission is to provide you with the best possible information so that your stay in the area is pleasant and that you take full advantage of the heritage, cultural and sporting sites that we have to offer.

Whether you are a family, an individual visitor or a resident, our information office is at your service. Our advisers are also available by e-mail and telephone. Our documentation area will enable you to find the right ideas and addresses for going out to explore the Haut Val de Sèvre, and more widely in the Deux-Sèvres department, which is full of points of interest.

We also promote the local produce of our region in the Tourist Office shop.

Thus, you will find honey, terrines, syrups, beers… enough for a basket of gourmet souvenirs!

Finally, we provide ticketing for cultural events organised in and around Saint-Maixent-l’École.

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Towards sustainable tourism

Aware of the environmental issues facing us, the Tourist Office is committed to the sustainable attractiveness of the territory.
In order to share values ​​and actions internally, with our service providers and visitors, we have drawn up a manifesto of commitments.
Detailed in an annual roadmap, 5 major themes give us the direction towards desirable tourism in Haut Val de Sèvre.

Coming to Haut Val de Sèvre

By the road


Highway A83 (Niort – Nantes) exit 11 Niort-Est Saint-Maixent-l’École et

Highway A10 (Paris – Bordeaux), exit 31 Soudan


Highway A83 (Niort – Nantes) exit 11 Niort-Est Saint-Maixent-l’École

Highway A10 (Paris – Bordeaux), exit 31 Soudan


The Haut Val de Sèvre is served by regional bus, bus line 147 Niort – Saint-Maixent-l’École via La Crèche and Azay-le-Brûlé and bus line 109 Parthenay – Saint-Maixent-l’École.

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Coming to Haut Val de Sèvre

By train


The TGV Paris – La Rochelle line puts Saint-Maixent-l’École less than 2h10 from Paris

  • The TER Poitiers – La Rochelle line serves the stations of La Crèche, Saint-Maixent-l’Ecole, La Mothe-Saint-Héray and Pamproux