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Massognes tourism and travel guide

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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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

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

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

See Parthenay guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 27 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 33 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 37 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)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 47 km (direction north-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 de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to...

See Tavant guide

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

Map of places to visit near Massognes

 
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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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Massognes is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Massognes is 291 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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