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Ayron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 22 km from Ayron

Visit Ayron: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 25 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Niort

Niort

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does...

See Niort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ayron

 
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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

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ayron is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Ayron is 297 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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