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Martaize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Martaize in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 7 km from Martaize

Visit Martaize: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 7 km and Thouars at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Martaize, 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 Martaize in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction 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
 
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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide

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Map of places to visit near Martaize

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Markets in and near Martaize

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (18km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (22km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (32km)

More information about Martaize, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Martaize, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (11km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (11km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (29km)
  • Chauvigny (59km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Martaize is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Martaize is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Martaize

Canton: Moncontour

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86330

Distance to Martaize

from Poitiers (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 667 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 604 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 Martaize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angliers, Arcay, Aulnay, La Chaussee, Moncontour and Saint-Clair.

This page in French: Visiter Martaize

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