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Chateau-Larcher tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateau-Larcher in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km from Chateau-Larcher

Visit Chateau-Larcher: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km and Poitiers at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chateau-Larcher, 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 Chateau-Larcher in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 41 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 41 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
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 46 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
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 49 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
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 50 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
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide

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Map of places to visit near Chateau-Larcher

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Markets in and near Chateau-Larcher

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (4km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (18km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (21km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (26km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (27km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (30km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (30km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateau-Larcher, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (26km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (15km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (30km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (31km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (3km)
  • Touffou (31km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)
  • La Guyonnière (46km)

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 (4km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chateau-Larcher is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Chateau-Larcher is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateau-Larcher

Canton: Vivonne

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86370

Distance to Chateau-Larcher

from Poitiers (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 608 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 Chateau-Larcher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aslonnes, La Villedieu-du-Clain, Marnay and Vivonne.

This page in French: Visiter Chateau-Larcher

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