Chire-en-Montreuil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chire-en-Montreuil: highlights and tourist information

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Chire-en-Montreuil is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Chire-en-Montreuil is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 18 km and Futuroscope at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chire-en-Montreuil, 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 Chire-en-Montreuil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Chire-en-Montreuil

Markets in and near Chire-en-Montreuil

  • Vouille: market Saturday (3km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (19km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (25km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (28km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Chire-en-Montreuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chire-en-Montreuil, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chire-en-Montreuil.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (42km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (19km)
  • Oiron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (26km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (29km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (47km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (10km)
  • Laverré (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (28km)
  • Touffou (36km)

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 (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chire-en-Montreuil

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86190

Distance to Chire-en-Montreuil

from Poitiers (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 208 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

Chire-en-Montreuil is in the west of France. 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 Chire-en-Montreuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayron, Frozes, Latille, Maille, Villiers and Vouille.

This page in French: Visiter Chire-en-Montreuil