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Aulnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aulnay in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 9 km from Aulnay

Visit Aulnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 9 km and Thouars at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aulnay, 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 Aulnay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see:...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
 
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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the...

See Tavant guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval...

See Chinon guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that...

See Parthenay guide

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Map of places to visit near Aulnay

 
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Markets in and near Aulnay

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (20km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (25km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (30km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (32km)

More information about Aulnay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Aulnay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (12km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (12km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (31km)
  • Chauvigny (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Aulnay is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Aulnay is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aulnay

Canton: Moncontour

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86330

Distance to Aulnay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 602 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 Aulnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angliers, Guesnes, La Chaussee, Martaize and Saint-Clair.

This page in French: Visiter Aulnay

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