Morton tourism and travel guide

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Visit Morton: highlights and tourist information

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Morton is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 65 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Morton is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 10 km and Montsoreau at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Morton, 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 Morton 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 Morton

Markets in and near Morton

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (13km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (19km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (21km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (21km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (28km)

More information about Morton, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Morton, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Morton.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (10km)
  • Loudun (14km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (10km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (13km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (27km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (41km)
  • Parc de Lathan (43km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (23km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Morton

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86120

Distance to Morton

from Poitiers (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 256 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

Morton 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 Morton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berrie, Epieds, Les Trois-Moutiers, Pouancay, Raslay, Roiffe, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrillais and Saix.

This page in French: Visiter Morton