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Cherves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km from Cherves

Visit Cherves: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km and Parthenay at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cherves, 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 Cherves in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
 
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Thouars

Thouars

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 48 km (direction north-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
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 49 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
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 53 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
Niort

Niort

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

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction 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

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

Map of places to visit near Cherves

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Markets in and near Cherves

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (3km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (14km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (17km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (33km)

More information about Cherves, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cherves, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (33km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Oiron Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (17km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)

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 (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cherves is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Cherves is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cherves

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Cherves

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 489 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 615 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 Cherves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Doux, Maille, Maisonneuve, Massognes and Thenezay.

This page in French: Visiter Cherves

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