Parthenay is a walled town in the famous Deux-Sevres region of Poitou-Charentes -a region famous for its small rustic towns dotted about the 'two rivers'. Parthenay is one of the most prominent of these enchanting towns due to its position in the middle of the region. Poitiers and Niort are east and west of the town representing slightly more metropolitan areas, and then the beautiful small towns of Thouars, Montreuil-Bellay and Saumur all lie in a direct line to the north.
Car hire in Parthenay allows you to explore Deux-Sevres ay your leisure. Hiring a car in Parthenay is available in the town itself and as well as the major airports of Poitou-Charentes.
Parthenay is a fortified town where the walls and gates generate some fantastic medieval architecture. The Porte St Jacques and accompanying bridge are a real piece of living history, inviting you into the town centre where You'll find churches such as The Église Sainte-Croix. The town is constructed on a number of different levels providing wonderful multi-layered geography.
If you're hiring a car in Parthenay and you want French authenticity, you should utilise the D938 north; this road takes you through the Chateaus of Thouars, Montreuil-Bellay, and Saumur. Poitiers is 60km east for a more populated shopping and eating destination. Rent a car in Parthenay and absorb the rustic local treasures of Deux-Sevres.
Opening hours:Mo-Fr 1000-1200 1400-1700, Sa-Su closed
Effective 29 August 2016, this location will be permanently closed.
Address:Rond Point des Coteaux
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.