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La Roche-Rigault tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Roche-Rigault in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 18 km from La Roche-Rigault

Visit La Roche-Rigault: highlights and tourist information

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La Roche-Rigault is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 45 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Roche-Rigault is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 18 km and Chateau du Rivau at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Roche-Rigault, 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 Roche-Rigault 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 Roche-Rigault


Markets in and near La Roche-Rigault

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (26km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (29km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (29km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (30km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)

More information about La Roche-Rigault, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Roche-Rigault, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (9km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (8km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (31km)
  • Chauvigny (57km)

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

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-Rigault

Canton: Loudun

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86200

Distance to La Roche-Rigault

from Poitiers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

La Roche-Rigault 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 Roche-Rigault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angliers, Derce, Guesnes, Maulay, Messeme, Monts-sur-Guesnes and Princay.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-Rigault

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