Derce tourism and travel guide

Photo of Derce in Vienne

Visit Derce: highlights and tourist information

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Derce is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 42 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Derce is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 19 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Derce, 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 Derce 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 Derce

Markets in and near Derce

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (28km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (29km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (29km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (31km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (32km)

More information about Derce, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Derce, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (12km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (35km)
  • Chauvigny (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (29km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (31km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (53km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (17km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (39km)
  • Touffou (46km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (49km)
  • La Guyonnière (54km)

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 (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Derce

Canton: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86420

Distance to Derce

from Poitiers (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

Derce 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 Derce from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthegon, Guesnes, La Roche-Rigault, Maulay, Monts-sur-Guesnes, Nueil-sous-Faye and Princay.

This page in French: Visiter Derce