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Mauprevoir tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mauprevoir in Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 19 km from Mauprevoir

Visit Mauprevoir: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 19 km and Confolens at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mauprevoir, 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 Mauprevoir in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Bayers

Bayers

at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 39 km (direction north-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 41 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide

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Map of places to visit near Mauprevoir

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Markets in and near Mauprevoir

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (27km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (32km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (43km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (46km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Mauprevoir, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (9km)
  • Sanxay (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (3km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (9km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (13km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (24km)
  • Laverré (33km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (44km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (19km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mauprevoir is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Mauprevoir is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauprevoir

Canton: Availles-Limouzine

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86460

Distance to Mauprevoir

from Poitiers (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 598 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Mauprevoir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Payroux and Saint-Martin-l'Ars.

This page in French: Visiter Mauprevoir

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