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Lavoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lavoux in Vienne

Photo is of Chauvigny at 10 km from Lavoux

Visit Lavoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 10 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lavoux, 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 Lavoux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east)

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

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

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide

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Map of places to visit near Lavoux

 
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Markets in and near Lavoux

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (16km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (19km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (26km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (28km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Lavoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lavoux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (32km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (5km)
  • Laverré (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lavoux is in the west of France at 15 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Lavoux is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavoux

Canton: Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86800

Distance to Lavoux

from Poitiers (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 494 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 584 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 Lavoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellefonds, Bignoux, Bonnes, Jardres, La Chapelle-Mouliere, Liniers, Saint-Julien-l'Ars and Sevres-Anxaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Lavoux

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