Croutelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 6 km from Croutelle

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Croutelle in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 6 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 10 km.

Croutelle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Theme Park at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
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at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 51 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

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Map of places to visit near Croutelle


Markets in and near Croutelle

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (6km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (15km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (23km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (29km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Croutelle, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (23km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (31km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (34km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (44km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (45km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (46km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (11km)
  • Touffou (25km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (26km)
  • La Guyonnière (40km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (48km)

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 (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (33km)

Geography and distances

Croutelle is in the west of France at 6 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Croutelle is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Croutelle

Canton: Poitiers 5e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86240

Distance to Croutelle

from Poitiers (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 604 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 Croutelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biard, Fontaine-le-Comte, Iteuil, Liguge, Poitiers, Smarves and Vouneuil-sous-Biard.

This page in French: Visiter Croutelle


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