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Anche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 22 km from Anche

Visit Anche: highlights and tourist information

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Anche is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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!

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 22 km (direction north-east)

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 38 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 40 km (direction south), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 47 km (direction south), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 47 km (direction east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Anche

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Anche, France

What to do at Anche? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Anche is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Anche is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Anche

Canton: Couhé

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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 kilometres from ): Ceaux-en-Couhe, Champagne-Saint-Hilaire, Chatillon, Marnay, Payre, Vaux and Voulon.

This page in French: Visiter Anche

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