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Moussac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 22 km from Moussac

Visit Moussac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 22 km and Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moussac, 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 Moussac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 25 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 29 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
 
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Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

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

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

See Montrol-Senard guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

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

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure...

See Saint-Junien guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moussac

 
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Markets in and near Moussac

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (35km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (37km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (41km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (44km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (46km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (47km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (48km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Moussac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (12km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (30km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (33km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (33km)
  • Touffou (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (45km)
  • Etangs de la Brenne (61km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moussac is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Moussac is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moussac

Canton: Isle-Jourdain

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86150

Distance to Moussac

from Poitiers (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 591 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Moussac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Moussac

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