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La Ferriere-Airoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferriere-Airoux in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 21 km from La Ferriere-Airoux

Visit La Ferriere-Airoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 21 km and Poitiers at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Ferriere-Airoux, 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 Ferriere-Airoux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 21 km (direction )

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


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

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Theme Park at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


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

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 43 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


Heritage Site at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferriere-Airoux


Markets in and near La Ferriere-Airoux

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (22km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (29km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (30km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (38km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (39km)

More information about La Ferriere-Airoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Ferriere-Airoux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (20km)
  • Sanxay (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (6km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (11km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (18km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (45km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (33km)
  • Touffou (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (43km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (48km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (15km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (12km)

Geography and distances

La Ferriere-Airoux is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Ferriere-Airoux is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferriere-Airoux

Canton: Gençay

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86160

Distance to La Ferriere-Airoux

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 181 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Ferriere-Airoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion, Champagne-Saint-Hilaire, Gencay, Magne and Sommieres-du-Clain.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferriere-Airoux

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