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Sossais tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Sossais in Vienne

Photo of Chatellerault at 13 km from Sossais

Visit Sossais: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location: Sossais is situated in the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 31 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Sossais is 266 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby: these include Chatellerault at 13 km and Chateau du Rivau at 27 km . For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sossais tourism: selected places to visit and attractions

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

photo of Chatellerault
Chatellerault 13km
photo of Chateau du Rivau
Chateau du Rivau 27km
photo of Tavant
Tavant 30km
photo of Moncontour, Vienne
Moncontour, Vienne 31km
photo of Poitiers
Poitiers 31km
photo of La Roche-Posay
La Roche-Posay 33km
photo of Crissay-sur-Manse
Crissay-sur-Manse 33km
photo of Chateau Chinon
Chateau Chinon 36km
photo of Chauvigny
Chauvigny 38km
photo of Chinon
Chinon 38km
photo of Nouaille-Maupertuis
Nouaille-Maupertuis 39km
photo of Angles-sur-l'Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin 42km
photo of Candes-Saint-Martin
Candes-Saint-Martin 46km
photo of Montsoreau
Montsoreau 47km
photo of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe 49km
photo of Chateau de Saumur
Chateau de Saumur 57km

Map of places to visit near Sossais and location information

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Markets in and near Sossais

Local markets

  • Naintre: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (13km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (20km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (30km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (31km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (33km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (33km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (35km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (37km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (39km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (40km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (42km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (43km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (47km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (49km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sossais, 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 Sossais and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (29km)

Heritage sites Poitiers église Saint-Hilaire le Grand (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Crissay-sur-Manse (33km); Angles-sur-l'Anglin (42km); Candes-Saint-Martin (46km); Montsoreau (47km)

National Monuments Oiron Chateau (37km); Fontevraud Abbey (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Loudun (29km); Chauvigny (38km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (34km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (38km); Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (39km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (40km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (40km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (44km); Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (46km); Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (49km)

Remarkable gardens Les jardins du château du Rivau (25km); Touffou (31km); Jardin du château de La Mothe (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Richelieu (18km); Chinon (37km)

theme park Futuroscope (21km)

Towns of Art and history Poitiers (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sossais

Canton: Lencloître

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86230

Distance to Sossais

from Poitiers (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 583 km

Close by

We have found 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sossais): Orches, Saint-Genest-d'Ambiere, Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers, Scorbe-Clairvaux, Serigny and Thure.

Getting here

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

This page in French: Visitez Sossais

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