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Archigny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chauvigny at 12 km from Archigny

Visit Archigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 12 km and La Roche-Posay at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Archigny, 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 Archigny in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 17 km (direction north-east)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 18 km (direction north-west)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century...

See Chatellerault guide
 
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Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 44 km (direction east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region,...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Loches

Loches

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very...

See Loches guide

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Map of places to visit near Archigny

 
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Markets in and near Archigny

  • Naintre: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (20km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (22km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (30km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Archigny, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Archigny, France

What to do at Archigny? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Archigny.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (58km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (38km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (8km)
  • Laverré (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Archigny is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Archigny is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Archigny

Canton: Vouneuil-sur-Vienne

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86210

Distance to Archigny

from Poitiers (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 484 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Archigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellefonds and Sainte-Radegonde.

This page in French: Visiter Archigny

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