La Chapelle-Baton tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 21 km and Ruffec at 23 km.

La Chapelle-Baton, France: places to visit and attractions

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...

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

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

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

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

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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...

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

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

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

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

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at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

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

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

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

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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...

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at 44 km (direction west)

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

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

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

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at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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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...

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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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