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Dissay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 5 km from Dissay

Visit Dissay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 5 km and Poitiers at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dissay, 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 Dissay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction east-south-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 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

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

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Loches

Loches

at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dissay

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Markets in and near Dissay

  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (5km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (8km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (16km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Dissay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Dissay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (40km)
  • Oiron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (37km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (45km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)

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 (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dissay is in the west of France at 15 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Dissay is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dissay

Canton: Saint-Georges-lès-Baillargeaux

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86130

Distance to Dissay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 484 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 221 km

from Strasbourg: 587 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 Dissay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, Jaunay-Clan, Marigny-Brizay and Saint-Cyr.

This page in French: Visiter Dissay

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