Nouaille-Maupertuis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis: highlights and tourist information

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Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Nouaille-Maupertuis. For detailed visitor information see the Nouaille-Maupertuis travel guide.

Nouaille-Maupertuis is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 10 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Nouaille-Maupertuis is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 18 km and Chauvigny at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nouaille-Maupertuis, 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 Nouaille-Maupertuis in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Nouaille-Maupertuis

Markets in and near Nouaille-Maupertuis

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (11km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (20km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (24km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (29km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (36km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (36km)

More information about Nouaille-Maupertuis, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Nouaille-Maupertuis, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (32km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (1km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (23km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (36km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (45km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (55km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (9km)
  • Touffou (18km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (14km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Nouaille-Maupertuis

Canton: Villedieu-du-Clain

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86340

Distance to Nouaille-Maupertuis

from Poitiers (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 201 km

from Strasbourg: 597 km

Getting here

Nouaille-Maupertuis 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 Nouaille-Maupertuis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Villedieu-du-Clain, Mignaloux-Beauvoir, Nieuil-l'Espoir, Roches-Premarie-Andille, Savigny-Levescault and Smarves.

This page in French: Visiter Nouaille-Maupertuis