La Grimaudiere tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Grimaudiere: highlights and tourist information

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La Grimaudiere is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Grimaudiere is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 9 km and Thouars at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Grimaudiere, 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 Grimaudiere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near La Grimaudiere

Markets in and near La Grimaudiere

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (22km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (26km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (30km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (33km)

More information about La Grimaudiere, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Grimaudiere, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Grimaudiere.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (10km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (44km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (16km)
  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (39km)
  • Laverré (47km)
  • Touffou (48km)

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 (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Grimaudiere

Canton: Moncontour

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86330

Distance to La Grimaudiere

from Poitiers (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 664 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

La Grimaudiere is in the west of France. 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 Grimaudiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assais-les-Jumeaux, Craon, Cuhon, Marnes, Mazeuil and Saint-Jean-de-Sauves.

This page in French: Visiter La Grimaudiere