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Coulonges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coulonges in Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 19 km from Coulonges

Visit Coulonges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 19 km and Le-Dorat at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coulonges, 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 Coulonges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of...

See Bellac guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-west)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart...

See Mortemart guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coulonges


Markets in and near Coulonges

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (33km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (39km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (50km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (61km)

More information about Coulonges, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coulonges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (36km)
  • Touffou (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Coulonges is in the west of France at 66 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Coulonges is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulonges

Canton: Trimouille

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86290

Distance to Coulonges

from Poitiers (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 566 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 551 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 Coulonges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonneuil, Brigueil-le-Chantre, Saint-Martin-le-Mault, Thollet and Tilly.

This page in French: Visiter Coulonges

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