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Pindray tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 9 km from Pindray

Visit Pindray: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 9 km and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pindray, 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 Pindray in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 9 km (direction north-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 45 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
Bellac

Bellac

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pindray

 
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Markets in and near Pindray

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (38km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (40km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (40km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (41km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (42km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Pindray, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pindray, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (31km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (33km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (55km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (22km)
  • Laverré (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (43km)
  • Bellac (45km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pindray is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Pindray is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pindray

Canton: Montmorillon

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86500

Distance to Pindray

from Poitiers (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 501 km

from Nice: 594 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 570 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 Pindray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Jouhet and Leignes-sur-Fontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Pindray

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