Saix tourism and travel guide
Visit Saix: highlights and tourist information
Saix is situated in the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 67 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Saix is 259 km from Paris).
Saix, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Saix. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Saix
More information about Saix & region
Markets in and near Saix
- Montsoreau: market Sunday (10km)
- Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (12km)
- Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
- Loudun: market Tuesday (15km)
- Avoine: market Friday (16km)
- Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)
- Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
- Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (22km)
- Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)
- Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (28km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Saix, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saix and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (15km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Montreuil-Bellay (11km); Loudun (15km)
Regional Natural Parcs Loire-Anjou-Touraine (13km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (6km); Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (10km); Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (28km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (28km); Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (29km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (30km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)
Remarkable gardens Les jardins du château du Rivau (26km); Les jardins de la Chatonnière (38km); Parc de Lathan (40km); Les jardins du château de Villandry (45km)
Sites of natural beauty Île Saint-Aubin (58km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Aubigne-sur-Layon (36km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (23km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Saix
from Poitiers (prefecture): 67 km
from Paris: 259 km
from Calais: 445 km
from Nice: 683 km
from Bordeaux: 259 km
from Strasbourg: 600 km
Saix is in the west of France. Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Saix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Saix