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Linazay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ruffec at 15 km from Linazay

Visit Linazay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 15 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Linazay, 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 Linazay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 15 km (direction south), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and...

See Tusson guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient...

See Confolens guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Linazay


Markets in and near Linazay

  • Chaunay: market Monday (5km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (7km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Melle: market Friday (26km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (30km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Linazay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Linazay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (17km)
  • Sanxay (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (9km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (15km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (22km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (30km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (16km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (26km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (27km)
  • Laverré (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (12km)
  • Zoodyssée (44km)

Geography and distances

Linazay is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Linazay is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Linazay

Canton: Civray

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86400

Distance to Linazay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 630 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 Linazay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzay, Champagne-le-Sec, Chaunay, Limalonges, Pliboux, Saint-Macoux, Saint-Saviol and Sauze-Vaussais.

This page in French: Visiter Linazay

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