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Lussac-les-Chateaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lussac-les-Chateaux in Vienne

Photo is of Montmorillon at 12 km from Lussac-les-Chateaux

Visit Lussac-les-Chateaux: highlights and tourist information

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Lussac-les-Chateaux is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 12 km and Chauvigny at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lussac-les-Chateaux, 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 Lussac-les-Chateaux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 39 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 43 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lussac-les-Chateaux

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Markets in and near Lussac-les-Chateaux

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (21km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (36km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (36km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (41km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (44km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (48km)

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Tourist attractions near Lussac-les-Chateaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (6km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (19km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (27km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (27km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (44km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (26km)
  • Laverré (30km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

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) (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lussac-les-Chateaux is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Lussac-les-Chateaux is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lussac-les-Chateaux

Canton: Lussac-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86320

Distance to Lussac-les-Chateaux

from Poitiers (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 201 km

from Strasbourg: 581 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 Lussac-les-Chateaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Civaux, Gouex, Mazerolles and Sillars.

This page in French: Visiter Lussac-les-Chateaux

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