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Mirebeau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mirebeau in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km from Mirebeau

Visit Mirebeau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 19 km and Futuroscope at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mirebeau, 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 Mirebeau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 37 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
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 37 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
Tavant

Tavant

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chinon

Chinon

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

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

See Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 46 km (direction 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

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

Map of places to visit near Mirebeau

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Markets in and near Mirebeau

Market days in Mirebeau: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (17km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (22km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (25km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Mirebeau, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (26km)
  • Chauvigny (43km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (21km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (53km)

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 (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mirebeau is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Mirebeau is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mirebeau

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86110

Distance to Mirebeau

from Poitiers (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 479 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 600 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 Mirebeau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberre, Blaslay, Chouppes, Coussay, Thurageau and Varennes.

This page in French: Visiter Mirebeau

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