Sanxay travel guide
Visit Sanxay: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Parthenay at 25 km from Sanxay
Location: Sanxay is situated in the Vienne department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 28 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Sanxay is 317 km from Paris and 514 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Sanxay: these include Parthenay at 25 km and Poitiers at 28 km. Sanxay is a listed national monument at 0 km and Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) is a listed religious monument at 12 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Sanxay, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sanxay
Note that all distances from Sanxay shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Sanxay holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Sanxay
- Rouille: market every Friday (9km)
- La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market every Thursday (16km)
- Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market every Saturday (18km)
- Vouille: market every Saturday (21km)
- Vivonne: market every Saturday (22km)
- Parthenay: market every Wednesday all day (25km)
- Lezay: market every Tuesday (25km)
- Thenezay: market every Sunday (26km)
- La Creche: market every Sunday (26km)
- Poitiers: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sanxay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Sanxay map below.
National Monument Sanxay (0km); Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (50km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (12km); Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (32km); Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (34km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (39km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (44km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km); Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (50km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km); La Guyonnière (20km); Laverré (27km); Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)
Theme Park Futuroscope (35km)
Village D'etape Vivonne (22km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km); Zoodyssée (49km)
Map of places to visit near Sanxay & Location Information
Distance to Sanxay
from Poitiers (local prefecture): 28 km
from Paris: 317 km
from Calais: 514 km
from Nice: 650 km
from Bordeaux: 189 km
from Strasbourg: 627 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Vienne 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 Sanxay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sanxay