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Cuhon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cuhon in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km from Cuhon

Visit Cuhon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 16 km and Futuroscope at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cuhon, 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 Cuhon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
 
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Thouars

Thouars

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

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

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Tavant

Tavant

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

Tavant is a small village but a visit to...

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cuhon

 
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Markets in and near Cuhon

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (14km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (19km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (22km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (29km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (29km)

More information about Cuhon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cuhon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (25km)
  • Sanxay (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (28km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)
  • Chauvigny (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (18km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (49km)
  • 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

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cuhon is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Cuhon is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cuhon

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86110

Distance to Cuhon

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 483 km

from Nice: 656 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Cuhon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberre, Champigny-le-Sec, Chouppes, Craon, La Grimaudiere, Le Rochereau, Maisonneuve, Massognes, Mazeuil and Vouzailles.

This page in French: Visiter Cuhon

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