Thure tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Thure in Vienne

Visit Thure: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Thure on map of France

Thure is situated in the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 29 km from Poitiers, the department capital. (General information: Thure is 266 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Posay at 27 km and Poitiers at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thure, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Thure. 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 Thure and location information

More information about Thure & region

Vienne (local department)

Poitou-Charentes (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Thure

Local markets

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (7km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (8km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (24km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (28km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Thure, 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 Thure and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

aquarium Aquarium de Loudun (35km)

Heritage sites Poitiers église Saint-Hilaire le Grand (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Crissay-sur-Manse (36km); Angles-sur-l'Anglin (36km); Candes-Saint-Martin (51km); Montsoreau (52km)

National Monuments Oiron Chateau (43km); Fontevraud Abbey (50km); Sanxay (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Chauvigny (33km); Loudun (35km); Loches (51km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (32km); Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (36km); Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km); Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (43km); Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (46km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (50km); Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (51km); Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (51km)

Remarkable gardens Touffou (26km); Les jardins du château du Rivau (29km); Jardin du château de La Mothe (40km); Laverré (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Richelieu (23km); Chinon (41km)

Amusement park / theme park Futuroscope (19km)

Towns of Art and history Poitiers (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thure

Canton: Châtellerault-Ouest

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86540

Distance to Thure

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 469 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 579 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thure): Scorbe-Clairvaux, Sossais and Usseau.

This page in French: Visitez Thure

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