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La Villedieu-du-Clain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 7 km from La Villedieu-du-Clain

Visit La Villedieu-du-Clain: highlights and tourist information

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La Villedieu-du-Clain is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 7 km and Poitiers at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Villedieu-du-Clain, 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 Villedieu-du-Clain in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


Theme Park at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Heritage Site at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Villedieu-du-Clain


Markets in and near La Villedieu-du-Clain

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (14km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (25km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (25km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (25km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (32km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (35km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near La Villedieu-du-Clain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (29km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (23km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (25km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (43km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (3km)
  • Touffou (25km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (9km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (25km)

Geography and distances

La Villedieu-du-Clain is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Villedieu-du-Clain is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Villedieu-du-Clain

Canton: Villedieu-du-Clain

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86340

Distance to La Villedieu-du-Clain

from Poitiers (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 602 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 Villedieu-du-Clain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aslonnes, Chateau-Larcher, Gizay, Iteuil, Nouaille-Maupertuis, Roches-Premarie-Andille and Smarves.

This page in French: Visiter La Villedieu-du-Clain

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