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Asnois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Asnois in Vienne

Photo is of Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 14 km from Asnois

Visit Asnois: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 14 km and Ruffec at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Asnois, 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 Asnois in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide


at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is...

See Brigueuil guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 41 km (direction south), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 41 km (direction south), in the Charente department

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll...

See La Rochefoucauld guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart...

See Mortemart guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned...

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Asnois


Markets in and near Asnois

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (22km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (24km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (37km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (37km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Melle: market Friday (44km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (44km)

More information about Asnois, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Asnois, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (4km)
  • Sanxay (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (5km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (12km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (19km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (29km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • Laverré (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (17km)

Geography and distances

Asnois is in the west of France at 53 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Asnois is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Asnois

Canton: Charroux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86250

Distance to Asnois

from Poitiers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 603 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 617 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 Asnois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charroux, Chatain, Genouille and Surin.

This page in French: Visiter Asnois

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