Coussay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coussay: highlights and tourist information

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Coussay is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Coussay is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 17 km and Futuroscope at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coussay, 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 in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Coussay

Markets in and near Coussay

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (21km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (22km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (22km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (26km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (26km)

More information about Coussay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coussay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Coussay.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (21km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (42km)
  • Chauvigny (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (20km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (40km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (25km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (29km)
  • Touffou (38km)
  • La Guyonnière (44km)
  • Laverré (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Coussay

Canton: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86110

Distance to Coussay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 597 km

Getting here

Coussay is in the west of France. 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 from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chouppes, Doussay, Mirebeau, Saires and Verrue.

This page in French: Visiter Coussay