Glenouze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Glenouze in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 13 km from Glenouze

Visit Glenouze: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Glenouze in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 13 km and Thouars at 16 km.

Glenouze, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 13 km (direction south)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 16 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by medieval ramparts...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the facade and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you can see...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

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

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

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at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

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

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded...

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Markets in and near Glenouze

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (16km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (21km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (25km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (27km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (28km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)

More information about Glenouze, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Glenouze, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (7km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (19km)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (31km)

Geography and distances

Glenouze is in the west of France at 53 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Glenouze is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Glenouze

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86200

Distance to Glenouze

from Poitiers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 605 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 Glenouze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcay, Curcay-sur-Dive, Mouterre-Silly, Oiron, Pas-de-Jeu, Ranton, Saint-Laon and Ternay.

This page in French: Visiter Glenouze