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La Chaussee tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 10 km from La Chaussee

Visit La Chaussee: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 10 km and Thouars at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chaussee, 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 Chaussee in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
 
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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide

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Map of places to visit near La Chaussee

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Markets in and near La Chaussee

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (20km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (27km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (28km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (30km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chaussee, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (14km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (34km)
  • Chauvigny (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Chaussee is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Chaussee is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaussee

Canton: Moncontour

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86330

Distance to La Chaussee

from Poitiers (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 469 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Chaussee from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnay, Guesnes, Martaize, Saint-Clair, Saint-Jean-de-Sauves and Verrue.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaussee

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