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Oyre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oyre in Vienne

Photo is of Chatellerault at 9 km from Oyre

Visit Oyre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 9 km and La Roche-Posay at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Oyre, 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 Oyre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th...

See Chatellerault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical monuments...

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


Theme Park at 30 km (direction south-west)

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to...

See Tavant guide


at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both...

See Chateau du Rivau guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a...

See Loches guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Oyre


Markets in and near Oyre

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (9km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (13km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (15km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (24km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (26km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (28km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (29km)

More information about Oyre, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Oyre, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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


Geography and distances

Oyre is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Oyre is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Oyre

Canton: Dangé-Saint-Romain

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86220

Distance to Oyre

from Poitiers (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 245 km

from Strasbourg: 565 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 Oyre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ingrandes, Leugny and Vaux-sur-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Oyre

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