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Haims tourism and travel guide

Photo of Haims in Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 8 km from Haims

Visit Haims: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Haims, 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 Haims in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 8 km (direction north-west)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 45 km (direction west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 47 km (direction east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Haims

 
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Markets in and near Haims

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (8km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (41km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (42km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (44km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (45km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (46km)

More information about Haims, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Haims, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (39km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (56km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (28km)
  • Laverré (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (31km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Haims is in the west of France at 45 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Haims is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Haims

Canton: Trimouille

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86310

Distance to Haims

from Poitiers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 587 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 562 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 Haims from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Bethines, Jouhet, Journet and Villemort.

This page in French: Visiter Haims

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