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Liglet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Liglet in Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 18 km from Liglet

Visit Liglet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 18 km and Montmorillon at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Liglet, 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 Liglet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Heritage Site at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


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

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

See Le-Dorat guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 34 km (direction east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is...

See Chateauroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Liglet


Markets in and near Liglet

  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (18km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (29km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (34km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (36km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (40km)
  • Buzancais: market Friday (50km)
  • Villedieu-sur-Indre: market Wednesday (51km)

More information about Liglet, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Liglet, France

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

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (40km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Liglet is in the west of France at 58 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Liglet is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Liglet

Canton: Trimouille

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86290

Distance to Liglet

from Poitiers (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 497 km

from Nice: 577 km

from Bordeaux: 226 km

from Strasbourg: 551 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 Liglet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belabre, La Trimouille and Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize.

This page in French: Visiter Liglet

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