Dienne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Dienne: highlights and tourist information

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Dienne is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Dienne is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km and Chauvigny at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dienne, 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 Dienne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Dienne

Markets in and near Dienne

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (23km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (28km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (30km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (36km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (37km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (39km)

More information about Dienne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Dienne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)
  • Sanxay (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (16km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (24km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (17km)
  • Touffou (20km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Dienne

Canton: Villedieu-du-Clain

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86410

Distance to Dienne

from Poitiers (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fleure, Lhommaize, Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes, Vernon and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Dienne