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La Chapelle-Baton tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Baton in Vienne

Photo is of Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 21 km from La Chapelle-Baton

Visit La Chapelle-Baton: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Baton is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 21 km and Ruffec at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-Baton, 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 La Chapelle-Baton in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide


at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 42 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 44 km (direction west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Baton


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Baton

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (18km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (23km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (37km)
  • Melle: market Friday (41km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Baton, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (5km)
  • Sanxay (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (8km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (10km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (13km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (36km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (19km)
  • Laverré (29km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (10km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Baton is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Baton is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Baton

Canton: Charroux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86250

Distance to La Chapelle-Baton

from Poitiers (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 614 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 La Chapelle-Baton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champniers, Charroux, Saint-Romain and Savigne.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Baton

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