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La Chapelle-Montreuil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 18 km from La Chapelle-Montreuil

Visit La Chapelle-Montreuil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 18 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Theme Park at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 45 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars...

See Thouars guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Montreuil


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Montreuil

  • Vouille: market Saturday (12km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (14km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (25km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (26km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (29km)

More information about La Chapelle-Montreuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Montreuil, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (10km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (29km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (38km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (49km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (17km)
  • Laverré (20km)
  • La Guyonnière (27km)
  • Touffou (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (16km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (35km)
  • Zoodyssée (59km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Montreuil is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Montreuil is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Montreuil

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86470

Distance to La Chapelle-Montreuil

from Poitiers (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 616 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-Montreuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benassay, Coulombiers, Curzay-sur-Vonne, Lavausseau and Montreuil-Bonnin.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Montreuil

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