Surin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Surin: highlights and tourist information

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Surin is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 56 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Surin is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 9 km and Ruffec at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Surin, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Surin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near Surin

Markets in and near Surin

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (22km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (36km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (40km)
  • Melle: market Friday (43km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (46km)

More information about Surin, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Surin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Surin.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (8km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (5km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (14km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (19km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (30km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (9km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Laverré (41km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Surin

Canton: Charroux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86250

Distance to Surin

from Poitiers (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 156 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Surin): Asnois, Chatain, Genouille and Le Bouchage.

This page in French: Visitez Surin