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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou tourism and travel guide

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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Tourist classifications for Chasseneuil-du-Poitou include "theme park".

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 2 km and Poitiers at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, 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 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Theme Park at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe,...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 62 km (direction 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


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

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

See Melle guide

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Map of places to visit near Chasseneuil-du-Poitou


Markets in and near Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (4km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (15km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (16km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (23km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (34km)
  • Oiron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (39km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (43km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (17km)
  • Laverré (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (26km)

Geography and distances

Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is in the west of France at 8 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Canton: Poitiers 7e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86360

Distance to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

from Poitiers (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 593 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 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avanton, Dissay, Jaunay-Clan, Migne-Auxances and Montamise.

This page in French: Visiter Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

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