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Le Vigeant tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 19 km from Le Vigeant

Visit Le Vigeant: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 19 km and Confolens at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Vigeant, 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 Vigeant in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 23 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
 
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Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses...

See Bellac guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 33 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is...

See Brigueuil guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Vigeant

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Markets in and near Le Vigeant

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (37km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (37km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (41km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (42km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (43km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (47km)
  • Limoges: market every day (62km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Vigeant, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (8km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (11km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (25km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (26km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Touffou (44km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Vigeant is in the west of France at 46 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Le Vigeant is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vigeant

Canton: Isle-Jourdain

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86150

Distance to Le Vigeant

from Poitiers (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 591 km

from Bordeaux: 181 km

from Strasbourg: 595 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 Vigeant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Millac.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vigeant

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