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Le Rochereau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 17 km from Le Rochereau

Visit Le Rochereau: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Parthenay

Parthenay

at 31 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Thouars

Thouars

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

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

See Thouars guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se...

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 51 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
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Niort

Niort

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Rochereau

 
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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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Rochereau is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Le Rochereau is 290 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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