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Chouppes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chouppes in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km from Chouppes

Visit Chouppes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km and Futuroscope at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chouppes, 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 Chouppes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
 
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Thouars

Thouars

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

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 35 km (direction north-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
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very...

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chouppes

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Markets in and near Chouppes

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (19km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (21km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (23km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (24km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)

More information about Chouppes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chouppes, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (43km)
  • Chauvigny (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (18km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (42km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (56km)

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 (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chouppes is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Chouppes is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chouppes

Canton: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86110

Distance to Chouppes

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 654 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Chouppes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberre, Coussay, Cuhon, Mirebeau, Saint-Jean-de-Sauves, Thurageau, Varennes and Verrue.

This page in French: Visiter Chouppes

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