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Bignoux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 10 km from Bignoux

Visit Bignoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 10 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bignoux, 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 Bignoux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 34 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 34 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 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bignoux

 
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Markets in and near Bignoux

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (11km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (12km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (18km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (31km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)

More information about Bignoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bignoux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (38km)
  • Oiron Chateau (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (36km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (10km)
  • Laverré (20km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bignoux is in the west of France at 10 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Bignoux is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bignoux

Canton: Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86800

Distance to Bignoux

from Poitiers (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 494 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Bignoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lavoux, Liniers, Montamise, Saint-Julien-l'Ars and Sevres-Anxaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Bignoux

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