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Lusignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lusignan in Vienne

Photo is of Poitiers at 23 km from Lusignan

Visit Lusignan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 23 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lusignan, 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 Lusignan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
 
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Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 37 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 45 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Niort

Niort

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

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

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

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 51 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 54 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide

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Map of places to visit near Lusignan

 
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Markets in and near Lusignan

  • Rouille: market Friday (6km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (20km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (23km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (26km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Melle: market Friday (31km)

More information about Lusignan, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lusignan, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (12km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (34km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (36km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (47km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (16km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (27km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (31km)
  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Touffou (41km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (46km)

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 (11km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (25km)
  • Zoodyssée (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lusignan is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Lusignan is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lusignan

Canton: Lusignan

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86600

Distance to Lusignan

from Poitiers (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 186 km

from Strasbourg: 620 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 Lusignan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celle-Levescault, Cloue, Coulombiers, Jazeneuil and Rouille.

This page in French: Visiter Lusignan

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