Availles-en-Chatellerault tourism and travel guide

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Availles-en-Chatellerault is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Availles-en-Chatellerault in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 7 km and La Roche-Posay at 18 km.

Availles-en-Chatellerault, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


Theme Park at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Heritage Site at 30 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


at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 49 km (direction east), in the Indre department

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide

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Markets in and near Availles-en-Chatellerault

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (7km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (8km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (25km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (26km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Availles-en-Chatellerault, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (44km)

Geography and distances

Availles-en-Chatellerault is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Availles-en-Chatellerault is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Availles-en-Chatellerault

Canton: Vouneuil-sur-Vienne

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86530

Distance to Availles-en-Chatellerault

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 574 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 Availles-en-Chatellerault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cenon-sur-Vienne, Chenevelles, Monthoiron, Saint-Sauveur, Senille and Vouneuil-sur-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Availles-en-Chatellerault


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