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Moulismes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 12 km from Moulismes

Visit Moulismes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 12 km and Le-Dorat at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moulismes, 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 Moulismes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will...

See Le-Dorat guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Bellac

Bellac

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses...

See Bellac guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge...

See Confolens guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 42 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that...

See Brigueuil guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moulismes

 
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Markets in and near Moulismes

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (27km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (39km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (44km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (45km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (46km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (47km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (52km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (59km)

More information about Moulismes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Moulismes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (17km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (23km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (31km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (37km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (36km)
  • Laverré (39km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bellac (30km)
  • Vivonne (44km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moulismes is in the west of France at 46 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Moulismes is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moulismes

Canton: Montmorillon

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86500

Distance to Moulismes

from Poitiers (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 585 km

from Bordeaux: 198 km

from Strasbourg: 578 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 Moulismes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Plaisance and Saulge.

This page in French: Visiter Moulismes

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