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La Puye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chauvigny at 11 km from La Puye

Visit La Puye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 11 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Puye, 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 Puye in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the...

See La Roche-Posay guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring...

See Le-Dorat guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village'...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Puye

 
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Markets in and near La Puye

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (12km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (24km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (25km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (25km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (29km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (31km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near La Puye, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (39km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (12km)
  • Laverré (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Puye is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Puye is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Puye

Canton: Pleumartin

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86260

Distance to La Puye

from Poitiers (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 567 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 Puye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bussiere, Lauthiers and Sainte-Radegonde.

This page in French: Visiter La Puye

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