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Coulombiers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coulombiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 15 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coulombiers, 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 Coulombiers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Parthenay

Parthenay

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 42 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Niort

Niort

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coulombiers

 
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Markets in and near Coulombiers

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (13km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (17km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (27km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Coulombiers, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (15km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (21km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (12km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (24km)
  • La Guyonnière (34km)
  • Touffou (34km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)

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 (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)
  • Zoodyssée (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coulombiers is in the west of France at 16 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Coulombiers is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulombiers

Canton: Lusignan

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86600

Distance to Coulombiers

from Poitiers (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 613 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 Coulombiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cloue, Fontaine-le-Comte, La Chapelle-Montreuil, Lusignan and Marcay.

This page in French: Visiter Coulombiers

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