Thurageau tourism and travel guide
Visit Thurageau: highlights and tourist information
Thurageau is situated in the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 22 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Thurageau is 280 km from Paris).
Thurageau, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Thurageau. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Thurageau
More information about Thurageau & region
Markets in and near Thurageau
- Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
- Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
- Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (13km)
- Vouille: market Saturday (15km)
- Naintre: market Sunday (18km)
- Thenezay: market Sunday (21km)
- Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (22km)
- Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (24km)
- Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (28km)
- Loudun: market Tuesday (29km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Thurageau, 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 Thurageau and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (30km)
Heritage sites Poitiers église Saint-Hilaire le Grand (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (22km)
National Monuments Oiron Chateau (32km); Sanxay (36km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Loudun (30km); Chauvigny (38km); Montreuil-Bellay (50km)
Churches or other religious monuments Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km); Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (30km); Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (31km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (32km); Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (38km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (38km); Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km); Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (48km)
Remarkable gardens Jardin du château de La Mothe (22km); Touffou (31km); Les jardins du château du Rivau (36km); Laverré (37km); La Guyonnière (42km)
Amusement park / theme park Futuroscope (15km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Vivonne (38km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Thurageau
from Poitiers (prefecture): 22 km
from Paris: 280 km
from Calais: 480 km
from Nice: 647 km
from Bordeaux: 224 km
from Strasbourg: 597 km
Thurageau 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 Thurageau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Thurageau