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Le Rochereau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Rochereau: highlights and tourist information

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Le Rochereau is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Le Rochereau is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 17 km and Poitiers at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Rochereau, 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 Le Rochereau 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 Le Rochereau


Markets in and near Le Rochereau

  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (8km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (14km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (17km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (25km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (26km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (31km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (32km)

More information about Le Rochereau, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Le Rochereau, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (34km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (27km)
  • Oiron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (25km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Rochereau

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Le Rochereau

from Poitiers (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 650 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

Le Rochereau 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 Le Rochereau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayron, Champigny-le-Sec, Charrais, Cuhon, Frozes, Maille, Varennes, Villiers, Vouzailles and Yversay.

This page in French: Visiter Le Rochereau

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