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Cheneche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 10 km from Cheneche

Visit Cheneche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 10 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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Cheneche, 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 Cheneche in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 41 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 48 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cheneche

 
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Markets in and near Cheneche

  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (9km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (14km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (16km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (22km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (31km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Cheneche, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cheneche, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (34km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (34km)
  • Oiron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chauvigny (34km)
  • Loudun (34km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (27km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cheneche is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Cheneche is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheneche

Canton: Neuville-de-Poitou

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86380

Distance to Cheneche

from Poitiers (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 483 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 221 km

from Strasbourg: 596 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 Cheneche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaslay, Chabournay, Charrais, Neuville-de-Poitou, Thurageau and Vendeuvre-du-Poitou.

This page in French: Visiter Cheneche

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