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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Chatellerault at 13 km from Sossais
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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.
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 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)
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)
theme park Futuroscope (21km)
Towns of Art and history Poitiers (31km)
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
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