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Maulay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 16 km from Maulay

Visit Maulay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 16 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maulay, 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 Maulay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 16 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
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 21 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 21 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
 
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Chinon

Chinon

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 28 km (direction north-north-west), 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
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

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

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

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

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

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide
Thouars

Thouars

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

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide

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Map of places to visit near Maulay

 
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Markets in and near Maulay

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (25km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (29km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (31km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (32km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Maulay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Maulay, France

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

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 (33km)

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

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maulay is in the west of France at 45 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Maulay is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maulay

Canton: Loudun

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86200

Distance to Maulay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 246 km

from Strasbourg: 590 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 Maulay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceaux-en-Loudun, Derce, La Roche-Rigault, Messeme, Nueil-sous-Faye, Pouant, Princay and Sammarcolles.

This page in French: Visiter Maulay

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