Asnois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Asnois: highlights and tourist information

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Asnois is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 53 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Asnois is 338 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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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

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

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

Asnois 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 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