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Maisonneuve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maisonneuve in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km from Maisonneuve

Visit Maisonneuve: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km and Parthenay at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maisonneuve, 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 Maisonneuve in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
 
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Thouars

Thouars

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

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

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maisonneuve

 
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Markets in and near Maisonneuve

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (6km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (19km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (24km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (26km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Maisonneuve, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (33km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Oiron Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (19km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (47km)

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 (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maisonneuve is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Maisonneuve is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisonneuve

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Maisonneuve

from Poitiers (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 215 km

from Strasbourg: 612 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 Maisonneuve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherves, Cuhon, Doux, Maille, Massognes and Vouzailles.

This page in French: Visiter Maisonneuve

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