Smarves travel guide
Visit Smarves: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Nouaille-Maupertuis at 5 km from Smarves
Location: Smarves is situated in the Vienne department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 8 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Smarves is 301 km from Paris and 506 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Smarves: these include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 5 km and Poitiers at 8 km. Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) is a listed religious monument at 5 km and Laverré is a listed remarkable garden at 7 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 Smarves, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Smarves
Note that all distances from Smarves shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Smarves holidays and travel
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Markets near Smarves
- Poitiers: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (9km)
- Vivonne: market every Saturday (11km)
- Jaunay-Clan: market every Friday (20km)
- Vouille: market every Saturday (20km)
- Neuville-de-Poitou: market every Thursday & Sunday (21km)
- Rouille: market every Friday (25km)
- Naintre: market every Sunday (30km)
- Mirebeau: market every Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
- Chaunay: market every Monday (36km)
- Thenezay: market every Sunday (37km)
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 Smarves and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Smarves map below.
National Monument Sanxay (27km)
Recommended Detour Chauvigny (24km)
Religious Monument Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (5km); Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (15km); Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (19km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (24km); Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (25km); Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (29km); Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km); Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (40km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (40km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (40km); Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (41km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (51km)
Remarkable Garden Laverré (7km); Touffou (22km); Jardin du château de La Mothe (32km); Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (49km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Poitiers (9km)
Theme Park Futuroscope (18km)
Town Of Art And History Poitiers (8km); Montmorillon (41km)
Village D'etape Vivonne (11km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (30km)
Map of places to visit near Smarves & Location Information
Distance to Smarves
from Poitiers (local prefecture): 8 km
from Paris: 301 km
from Calais: 506 km
from Nice: 626 km
from Bordeaux: 199 km
from Strasbourg: 601 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 Smarves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Smarves