Ayron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ayron: highlights and tourist information

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Ayron is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Ayron is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 22 km and Futuroscope at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ayron, 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 Ayron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ayron

Markets in and near Ayron

  • Vouille: market Saturday (7km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (22km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (27km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Ayron, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ayron, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ayron.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (39km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (19km)
  • Oiron Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (25km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (51km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (6km)
  • La Guyonnière (25km)
  • Laverré (31km)
  • Touffou (40km)

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 (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ayron

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86190

Distance to Ayron

from Poitiers (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 494 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 209 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

Ayron 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 Ayron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalandray, Chire-en-Montreuil, Frozes, Latille, Le Rochereau, Maille and Vouzailles.

This page in French: Visiter Ayron