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Maille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 21 km from Maille

Visit Maille: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 21 km and Poitiers at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maille, 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 Maille in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

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

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

See Parthenay guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 54 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide
Niort

Niort

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maille

 
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Markets in and near Maille

  • Vouille: market Saturday (7km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (21km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (26km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (29km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)

Hotels near Maille

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Tourist attractions near Maille, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (37km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (22km)
  • Oiron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (24km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (51km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maille is in the west of France at 21 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Maille is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maille

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86190

Distance to Maille

from Poitiers (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 492 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 611 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 Maille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayron, Champigny-le-Sec, Cherves, Chire-en-Montreuil, Frozes, Le Rochereau, Maisonneuve, Vouille and Vouzailles.

This page in French: Visiter Maille

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