Location: Sanxay is situated in the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 28 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Sanxay is 317 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Parthenay at 25 km from Sanxay
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sanxay. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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 Sanxay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Sanxay (0km); Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (50km)
Churches or other religious monuments 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 gardens Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km); La Guyonnière (20km); Laverré (27km); Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)
theme park Futuroscope (35km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Vivonne (22km)
zoo or wildlife park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km); Zoodyssée (49km)
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
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