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Migne-Auxances tourism and travel guide

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Visit Migne-Auxances: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 6 km and Futuroscope at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Migne-Auxances, 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 Migne-Auxances in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the...

See Poitiers guide


Theme Park at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


at 55 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
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Migne-Auxances


Markets in and near Migne-Auxances

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (6km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (8km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (10km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (20km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (28km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (31km)

More information about Migne-Auxances, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Migne-Auxances, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (28km)
  • Oiron Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (35km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (40km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (21km)
  • Touffou (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (23km)
  • La Guyonnière (41km)

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 (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)

Geography and distances

Migne-Auxances is in the west of France at 6 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Migne-Auxances is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Migne-Auxances

Canton: Poitiers 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86440

Distance to Migne-Auxances

from Poitiers (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 599 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 Migne-Auxances from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avanton, Buxerolles, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, Cisse, Jaunay-Clan, Neuville-de-Poitou, Poitiers and Quincay.

This page in French: Visiter Migne-Auxances

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