Leignes-sur-Fontaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leignes-sur-Fontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Leignes-sur-Fontaine is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Leignes-sur-Fontaine is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 10 km and Montmorillon at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leignes-sur-Fontaine, 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 Leignes-sur-Fontaine 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 Leignes-sur-Fontaine

Markets in and near Leignes-sur-Fontaine

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (10km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (35km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (37km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (37km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (39km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Leignes-sur-Fontaine, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Leignes-sur-Fontaine, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Leignes-sur-Fontaine.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (31km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (32km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (55km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (19km)
  • Laverré (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leignes-sur-Fontaine

Canton: Chauvigny

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86300

Distance to Leignes-sur-Fontaine

from Poitiers (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 500 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

Leignes-sur-Fontaine 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 Leignes-sur-Fontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Chapelle-Viviers, Fleix, Jouhet and Pindray.

This page in French: Visiter Leignes-sur-Fontaine