Anche tourism and travel guide

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Anche is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Anche is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 22 km and Poitiers at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Anche, 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 Anche 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 Anche

Markets in and near Anche

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (17km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (19km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (26km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (29km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (34km)
  • Melle: market Friday (34km)

More information about Anche, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Anche, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (25km)
  • Sanxay (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (15km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (22km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (12km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (35km)
  • Touffou (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (41km)
  • La Guyonnière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (11km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Anche

Canton: Couhé

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86700

Distance to Anche

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 615 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Anche): Ceaux-en-Couhe, Champagne-Saint-Hilaire, Chatillon, Marnay, Payre, Vaux and Voulon.

This page in French: Visiter Anche