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Ceaux-en-Loudun tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ceaux-en-Loudun in Vienne

Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 11 km from Ceaux-en-Loudun

Visit Ceaux-en-Loudun: highlights and tourist information

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Ceaux-en-Loudun is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 11 km and Chateau de Chinon at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ceaux-en-Loudun, 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 Ceaux-en-Loudun in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 11 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide


at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ceaux-en-Loudun


Markets in and near Ceaux-en-Loudun

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (7km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (16km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (20km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (31km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (32km)

Hotels near Ceaux-en-Loudun

More information about Ceaux-en-Loudun, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ceaux-en-Loudun, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (12km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (45km)

Geography and distances

Ceaux-en-Loudun is in the west of France at 50 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Ceaux-en-Loudun is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ceaux-en-Loudun

Canton: Loudun

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86200

Distance to Ceaux-en-Loudun

from Poitiers (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 587 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 Ceaux-en-Loudun from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assay, Champigny-sur-Veude, Maulay, Messeme, Nueil-sous-Faye and Pouant.

This page in French: Visiter Ceaux-en-Loudun

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