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Leigne-sur-Usseau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leigne-sur-Usseau in Vienne

Photo is of Chatellerault at 12 km from Leigne-sur-Usseau

Visit Leigne-sur-Usseau: highlights and tourist information

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Leigne-sur-Usseau is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 12 km and Chateau du Rivau at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Leigne-sur-Usseau, 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-sur-Usseau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 24 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


at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


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

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

See Futuroscope guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide

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

Map of places to visit near Leigne-sur-Usseau


Markets in and near Leigne-sur-Usseau

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (12km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (17km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (18km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (25km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (27km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (30km)

Hotels near Leigne-sur-Usseau

More information about Leigne-sur-Usseau, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Leigne-sur-Usseau, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Leigne-sur-Usseau is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Leigne-sur-Usseau is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leigne-sur-Usseau

Canton: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86230

Distance to Leigne-sur-Usseau

from Poitiers (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 460 km

from Nice: 640 km

from Bordeaux: 245 km

from Strasbourg: 575 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-sur-Usseau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jaulnay, Mondion, Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers, Usseau and Velleches.

This page in French: Visiter Leigne-sur-Usseau

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