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Jouhet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Jouhet: highlights and tourist information

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Jouhet is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 40 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Jouhet is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon 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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Jouhet, 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 Jouhet 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 Jouhet

Markets in and near Jouhet

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (8km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (40km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (41km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (41km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (42km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (43km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Jouhet, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Jouhet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (33km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (57km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (24km)
  • Laverré (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bellac (44km)
  • Vivonne (45km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jouhet

Canton: Montmorillon

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86500

Distance to Jouhet

from Poitiers (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 592 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 568 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Haims, Leignes-sur-Fontaine and Pindray.

This page in French: Visiter Jouhet

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