Near Niort, the town, sometimes town, sometimes village, is crossed by Guirande. It bears this name in memory of the villa of the Gallo-Roman Afer or the implantation of a Roman legion of African soldiers. Thanks to its residential attractiveness, the current municipality, formed by the meeting of the parishes of St-Pierre d'Aiffres and St-Maurice de Mairé, gives an important place to culture and community life. The famous Aiffricades and its Carnival of Spring highlight the city with its church St-Pierre and its hosannière cross from the 12th century.

To see: 18th and 19th century castles, chapel of the former priory of St Clement and "the stone at Bouchet" and "the standing stone" (megaliths).

To do: circuit known as Mairé and Espace Tartalin (concert hall).



  • Bar cafeteria tea room


  • Shop
  • Media library
Aiffres - 79230 AIFFRES

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