Sossais travel guide
Visit Sossais: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Chateau du Rivau at 27 km from Sossais
Location: Sossais is situated in the Vienne department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 31 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Sossais is 266 km from Paris and 467 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Sossais: these include Chateau du Rivau at 27 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 31 km. Richelieu is a listed secteur sauvegarde at 18 km and Futuroscope is a listed theme park at 21 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 Sossais, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sossais
Chateau du Rivau 27km
Moncontour, Vienne 31km
Chateau Chinon 36km
Note that all distances from Sossais shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Sossais holidays and travel
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Markets near Sossais
- Naintre: market every Sunday (13km)
- Chatellerault: market every Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (13km)
- Mirebeau: market every Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
- Richelieu: market every Monday & Friday (18km)
- Jaunay-Clan: market every Friday (20km)
- Neuville-de-Poitou: market every Thursday & Sunday (22km)
- Descartes: market every Sunday (27km)
- Loudun: market every Tuesday (28km)
- Vouille: market every Saturday (30km)
- Poitiers: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (31km)
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 Sossais and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Sossais map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (29km)
Heritage Site Poitiers église Saint-Hilaire le Grand (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km)
National Monument Oiron Chateau (37km); Fontevraud Abbey (44km)
Recommended Detour Loudun (29km); Chauvigny (38km)
Religious Monument 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 Garden Les jardins du château du Rivau (25km); Touffou (31km); Jardin du château de La Mothe (37km)
Theme Park Futuroscope (21km)
Map of places to visit near Sossais & Location Information
Distance to Sossais
from Poitiers (local prefecture): 31 km
from Paris: 266 km
from Calais: 467 km
from Nice: 642 km
from Bordeaux: 237 km
from Strasbourg: 583 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 Sossais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sossais