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Biard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 2 km from Biard

Visit Biard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 2 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Biard, 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 Biard in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

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

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

See Parthenay guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide

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

Map of places to visit near Biard

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Markets in and near Biard

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (2km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (13km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (13km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (26km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (30km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (32km)

More information about Biard, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Biard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Oiron Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (31km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (43km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (46km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (15km)
  • Touffou (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (25km)
  • La Guyonnière (41km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (52km)

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 (17km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Biard is in the west of France at 2 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Biard is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biard

Canton: Poitiers 6e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86000

Distance to Biard

from Poitiers (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 205 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Biard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buxerolles, Croutelle, Fontaine-le-Comte, Poitiers, Quincay and Vouneuil-sous-Biard.

This page in French: Visiter Biard

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