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Champagne-Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champagne-Saint-Hilaire in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 22 km from Champagne-Saint-Hilaire

Visit Champagne-Saint-Hilaire: highlights and tourist information

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Champagne-Saint-Hilaire is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 22 km and Poitiers at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champagne-Saint-Hilaire, 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 Champagne-Saint-Hilaire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 35 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
 
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Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Melle

Melle

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 38 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
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide

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Map of places to visit near Champagne-Saint-Hilaire

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Markets in and near Champagne-Saint-Hilaire

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (17km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (24km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (34km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Melle: market Friday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Champagne-Saint-Hilaire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (20km)
  • Sanxay (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (9km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (20km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (22km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (43km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (32km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)
  • Touffou (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (45km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (47km)
  • La Guyonnière (51km)

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 (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (9km)
 
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Geography and distances

Champagne-Saint-Hilaire is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Champagne-Saint-Hilaire is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champagne-Saint-Hilaire

Canton: Gençay

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86160

Distance to Champagne-Saint-Hilaire

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 612 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 Champagne-Saint-Hilaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anche, La Ferriere-Airoux, Magne, Romagne and Sommieres-du-Clain.

This page in French: Visiter Champagne-Saint-Hilaire

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