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Lavausseau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 20 km from Lavausseau

Visit Lavausseau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 20 km and Futuroscope at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lavausseau, 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 Lavausseau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 26 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
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Niort

Niort

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

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide
Thouars

Thouars

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

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars...

See Thouars guide

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Map of places to visit near Lavausseau

 
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Markets in and near Lavausseau

  • Vouille: market Saturday (11km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (16km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (19km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (20km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (26km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (26km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Lavausseau, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lavausseau, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (10km)
  • Oiron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (33km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (34km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (44km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (13km)
  • La Guyonnière (24km)
  • Laverré (24km)
  • Touffou (40km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)

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 (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lavausseau is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Lavausseau is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavausseau

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86470

Distance to Lavausseau

from Poitiers (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 198 km

from Strasbourg: 618 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 Lavausseau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benassay, La Chapelle-Montreuil and Montreuil-Bonnin.

This page in French: Visiter Lavausseau

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