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Montamise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montamise in Vienne

Photo is of Futuroscope at 7 km from Montamise

Visit Montamise: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 7 km and Poitiers at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montamise, 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 Montamise in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montamise

 
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Markets in and near Montamise

  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (8km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (16km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (20km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (24km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (34km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)

More information about Montamise, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Montamise, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (51km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (36km)
  • Oiron Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (34km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (40km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (46km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (13km)
  • Laverré (21km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (33km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (62km)

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 (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montamise is in the west of France at 8 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Montamise is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montamise

Canton: Poitiers 7e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86360

Distance to Montamise

from Poitiers (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 492 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 591 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 Montamise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bignoux, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou and Sevres-Anxaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Montamise

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