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Leigne-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Roche-Posay at 9 km from Leigne-les-Bois

Visit Leigne-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Leigne-les-Bois is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Posay at 9 km and Chatellerault at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leigne-les-Bois, 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 Leigne-les-Bois in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide


Heritage Site at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Theme Park at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a...

See Loches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide

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Map of places to visit near Leigne-les-Bois


Markets in and near Leigne-les-Bois

  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (14km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (17km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (20km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (25km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (27km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Leigne-les-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (50km)

Geography and distances

Leigne-les-Bois is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Leigne-les-Bois is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leigne-les-Bois

Canton: Pleumartin

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86450

Distance to Leigne-les-Bois

from Poitiers (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 565 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 Leigne-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenevelles, Coussay-les-Bois and Pleumartin.

This page in French: Visiter Leigne-les-Bois

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