Thurageau tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Thurageau in Vienne

Visit Thurageau: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Thurageau on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 23 km and Chatellerault at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thurageau, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

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

Map of places to visit near Thurageau and location information

More information about Thurageau & region

Vienne (local department)

Poitou-Charentes (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Thurageau

Local markets

  • 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)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Crissay-sur-Manse (47km)

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)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Richelieu (28km); Chatillon-sur-Thouet (39km)

Amusement park / theme park Futuroscope (15km)

Towns of Art and history Poitiers (22km); Parthenay (40km); Thouars (42km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Vivonne (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thurageau

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86110

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

Getting here

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.

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thurageau): Amberre, Blaslay, Chabournay, Cheneche, Chouppes, Mirebeau, Varennes and Vendeuvre-du-Poitou.

This page in French: Visitez Thurageau

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