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Coussay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 17 km from Coussay

Visit Coussay: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
 
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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

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

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

See Tavant guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chinon

Chinon

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

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see:...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coussay

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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

What to do at Coussay? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Coussay is in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Coussay is 276 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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