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Massognes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Massognes in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 17 km from Massognes

Visit Massognes: highlights and tourist information

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Massognes is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Massognes is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 17 km and Futuroscope at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Massognes, 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 Massognes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Massognes


Markets in and near Massognes

  • Thenezay: market Sunday (7km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (24km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (26km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Massognes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Massognes, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (30km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (26km)
  • Sanxay (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (30km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)
  • Chauvigny (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (18km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (49km)

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 (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Massognes

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Massognes

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 217 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

Massognes is in the west of France. 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 Massognes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherves, Craon, Cuhon, Doux, Maisonneuve, Mazeuil and Vouzailles.

This page in French: Visiter Massognes

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