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Doussay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Doussay in Vienne

Photo is of Futuroscope at 21 km from Doussay

Visit Doussay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 21 km and Chatellerault at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Doussay, 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 Doussay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Theme Park at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 21 km (direction east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Doussay


Markets in and near Doussay

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (18km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (19km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (21km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)

More information about Doussay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Doussay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (24km)
  • Chauvigny (42km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

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 (58km)

Geography and distances

Doussay is in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Doussay is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Doussay

Canton: Lencloître

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86140

Distance to Doussay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 471 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 591 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 Doussay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthegon, Cernay, Coussay, Orches, Saires and Savigny-sous-Faye.

This page in French: Visiter Doussay

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