Fontaine-le-Comte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaine-le-Comte: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine-le-Comte is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 8 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-le-Comte is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 8 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine-le-Comte, 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 Fontaine-le-Comte 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 Fontaine-le-Comte

Markets in and near Fontaine-le-Comte

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (19km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (21km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (30km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Fontaine-le-Comte, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-le-Comte, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (21km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (33km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (44km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (12km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (24km)
  • Touffou (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (46km)

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 (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-le-Comte

Canton: Poitiers 5e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86240

Distance to Fontaine-le-Comte

from Poitiers (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

Fontaine-le-Comte 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 Fontaine-le-Comte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beruges, Biard, Coulombiers, Croutelle, Iteuil, Liguge, Poitiers and Vouneuil-sous-Biard.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-le-Comte