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Cisse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 11 km from Cisse

Visit Cisse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 11 km and Futuroscope at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cisse, 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 Cisse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
 
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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

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

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

See Parthenay guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Thouars

Thouars

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

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 55 km (direction 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
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Melle

Melle

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cisse

 
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Markets in and near Cisse

  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (5km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (11km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (23km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (29km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (31km)

More information about Cisse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cisse, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (42km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Oiron Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (33km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (34km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (40km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (18km)
  • Laverré (24km)
  • Touffou (28km)
  • La Guyonnière (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 (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cisse is in the west of France at 11 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Cisse is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cisse

Canton: Neuville-de-Poitou

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Cisse

from Poitiers (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 603 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 Cisse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avanton, Charrais, Migne-Auxances, Neuville-de-Poitou, Quincay, Villiers, Vouille and Yversay.

This page in French: Visiter Cisse

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