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Coussay-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coussay-les-Bois in Vienne

Photo is of La Roche-Posay at 6 km from Coussay-les-Bois

Visit Coussay-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Coussay-les-Bois is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Posay at 6 km and Chatellerault at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coussay-les-Bois, 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 Coussay-les-Bois in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Chatellerault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide


Heritage Site at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Theme Park at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 37 km (direction east), in the Indre department

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


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

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both...

See Chateau du Rivau guide

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Map of places to visit near Coussay-les-Bois


Markets in and near Coussay-les-Bois

  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (15km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (19km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (21km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (29km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (31km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (32km)

More information about Coussay-les-Bois, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coussay-les-Bois, France

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

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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (56km)

Geography and distances

Coussay-les-Bois is in the west of France at 40 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Coussay-les-Bois is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coussay-les-Bois

Canton: Pleumartin

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86270

Distance to Coussay-les-Bois

from Poitiers (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 560 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 Coussay-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambon, La Roche-Posay, Leigne-les-Bois, Lesigny and Maire.

This page in French: Visiter Coussay-les-Bois

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