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Monts-sur-Guesnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monts-sur-Guesnes in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 18 km from Monts-sur-Guesnes

Visit Monts-sur-Guesnes: highlights and tourist information

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Monts-sur-Guesnes is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Monts-sur-Guesnes is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 18 km and Chateau du Rivau at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monts-sur-Guesnes, 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 Monts-sur-Guesnes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Monts-sur-Guesnes


Markets in and near Monts-sur-Guesnes

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (14km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (27km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (28km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (28km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (29km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (29km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (29km)

More information about Monts-sur-Guesnes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Monts-sur-Guesnes, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (15km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (14km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)
  • Chauvigny (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Canton: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86420

Distance to Monts-sur-Guesnes

from Poitiers (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 464 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

Monts-sur-Guesnes is in the west of France. 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 Monts-sur-Guesnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berthegon, Derce, Guesnes, La Roche-Rigault, Princay, Saires and Savigny-sous-Faye.

This page in French: Visiter Monts-sur-Guesnes

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