Mauleon is located some 200 miles (322 kilometers) from Paris, the capital of France.
The area around Mauleon is wonderfully endowed with fabulous attractions, from firm tourist favorites to hidden gems that lay slightly off the beaten path. Some interesting places within a relatively short distance of Mauleon are Sigournais, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Torfou, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast of Mauleon is Saumur, an important regional city home to Chateau de Saumur, Wine Cellar Louis de Grenelle and Maison de Vin. Veuve Amiot, Ecole Nationale d'Equitation and Langlois-Chateau are more points of interest that should be high on every traveler's itinerary.
This region is popular for its range of fortresses; these are often testaments to the area's rich history. Sample a little culture, learning and lore under the bright blue sky at Poitou-Charentes' open-air markets.
If the weather is fine during your stay, make the most of local water activities. Boating and canoeing are just two of the well-established watersports here.
At the end of your stay in Mauleon, use the last of your euros on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).