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Liguge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Liguge in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 7 km from Liguge

Visit Liguge: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 7 km and Poitiers at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Liguge, 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 Liguge in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Poitiers guide


Theme Park at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide


Heritage Site at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Liguge


Markets in and near Liguge

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (7km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (19km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (24km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (29km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (35km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (37km)

More information about Liguge, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Liguge, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (26km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (27km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (31km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (41km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (42km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (50km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (8km)
  • Touffou (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (30km)
  • La Guyonnière (44km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (12km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)

Geography and distances

Liguge is in the west of France at 7 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Liguge is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Liguge

Canton: Poitiers 5e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86240

Distance to Liguge

from Poitiers (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 602 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 Liguge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croutelle, Fontaine-le-Comte, Iteuil, Roches-Premarie-Andille and Smarves.

This page in French: Visiter Liguge

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