Jardres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jardres in Vienne

Visit Jardres: highlights and tourist information

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Jardres is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Jardres is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 6 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jardres, 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 Jardres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Jardres

Markets in and near Jardres

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (20km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (23km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (28km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Jardres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Jardres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (28km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (37km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (6km)
  • Laverré (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jardres

Canton: Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86800

Distance to Jardres

from Poitiers (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 583 km

Getting here

Jardres 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 Jardres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnes, Lavoux, Liniers, Pouille, Saint-Julien-l'Ars and Terce.

This page in French: Visiter Jardres