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Monthoiron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monthoiron in Vienne

Photo is of Chatellerault at 11 km from Monthoiron

Visit Monthoiron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 11 km and La Roche-Posay at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monthoiron, 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 Monthoiron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
 
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Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 46 km (direction east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Loches

Loches

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monthoiron

 
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Markets in and near Monthoiron

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (11km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (11km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (20km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (27km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (28km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)

More information about Monthoiron, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Monthoiron, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (51km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (50km)

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 (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monthoiron is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Monthoiron is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthoiron

Canton: Vouneuil-sur-Vienne

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86210

Distance to Monthoiron

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 477 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Monthoiron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Availles-en-Chatellerault, Bonneuil-Matours, Chenevelles and Senille.

This page in French: Visiter Monthoiron

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