Sammarcolles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sammarcolles: highlights and tourist information

Sammarcolles is situated in the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 52 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Sammarcolles is 261 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Chinon at 17 km and Chinon at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sammarcolles, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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More information about Sammarcolles & region

Markets in and near Sammarcolles

Local markets

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (18km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (20km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (21km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (28km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (30km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sammarcolles, 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 Sammarcolles and wondering what to do next!

aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (5km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Candes-Saint-Martin (21km); Montsoreau (21km); Crissay-sur-Manse (29km)

National Monuments Fontevraud Abbey (18km); Oiron Chateau (19km); Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau (35km); Cloisters of la Psalette (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Loudun (5km); Montreuil-Bellay (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs Loire-Anjou-Touraine (24km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (18km); Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (21km); Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (22km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (27km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (31km); Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)

Remarkable gardens Les jardins du château du Rivau (16km); Les jardins de la Chatonnière (35km); Jardin du château de La Mothe (43km); Les jardins du château de Villandry (44km); Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (56km); Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Richelieu (14km); Chinon (18km); Saumur (30km); Chatillon-sur-Thouet (51km)

Amusement park / theme park Futuroscope (44km)

Towns of Art and history Thouars (28km); Parthenay (52km); Tours (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sammarcolles

Canton: Loudun

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86200

Distance to Sammarcolles

from Poitiers (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 453 km

from Nice: 668 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

Sammarcolles 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 Sammarcolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sammarcolles): Basses, Loudun, Maulay and Messeme.

This page in French: Visitez Sammarcolles