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Fleix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chauvigny at 8 km from Fleix

Visit Fleix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 8 km and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fleix, 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 Fleix in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 9 km (direction east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will...

See Le-Dorat guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fleix

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Markets in and near Fleix

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (9km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (32km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (32km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (33km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (36km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Fleix, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fleix, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (32km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (14km)
  • Laverré (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fleix is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Fleix is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fleix

Canton: Chauvigny

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86300

Distance to Fleix

from Poitiers (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 602 km

from Bordeaux: 217 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Fleix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lauthiers, Leignes-sur-Fontaine and Paizay-le-Sec.

This page in French: Visiter Fleix

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