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Saix tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Saix in Vienne

Photo is of Montsoreau at 10 km from Saix

Visit Saix: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Saix on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Candes-Saint-Martin at 10 km and Chateau de Saumur at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saix, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saix. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Montsoreau
Montsoreau 10km
photo of Candes-Saint-Martin
Candes-Saint-Martin 10km
photo of Chateau de Saumur
Chateau de Saumur 15km
photo of Saumur
Saumur 15km
photo of Chateau Chinon
Chateau Chinon 18km
photo of Chinon
Chinon 19km
photo of Thouars
Thouars 24km
photo of Chateau du Rivau
Chateau du Rivau 25km
photo of Moncontour, Vienne
Moncontour, Vienne 28km
photo of Tavant
Tavant 29km
photo of Aubigne-sur-Layon
Aubigne-sur-Layon 36km
photo of Crissay-sur-Manse
Crissay-sur-Manse 37km
photo of Langeais
Langeais 37km
photo of Chateau de Brissac
Chateau de Brissac 42km
photo of Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Villandry 45km

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near Saix and location information

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More information about Saix & region

Vienne (local department)

Poitou-Charentes (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Saix

Local markets

  • 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)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Montsoreau (10km); Candes-Saint-Martin (10km); Crissay-sur-Manse (37km)

National Monuments Fontevraud Abbey (7km); Oiron Chateau (21km); Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau (38km); Chateau d'Angers (56km)

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)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Saumur (15km); Chinon (19km); Richelieu (28km)

Sites of natural beauty Île Saint-Aubin (58km)

Towns of Art and history Thouars (24km); Angers (56km)

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Saix

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86120

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

Getting here

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.

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saix): Bournand, Breze, Epieds, Fontevraud Abbey, Morton, Raslay and Roiffe.

This page in French: Visitez Saix

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