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Pouant tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 11 km from Pouant

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Visit Pouant: highlights and tourist information

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Pouant is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Pouant is 257 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Rivau at 11 km and Tavant at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pouant, 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 Pouant in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pouant


Markets in and near Pouant

  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (23km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (28km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (29km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (30km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Pouant, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pouant, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (14km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (35km)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouant

Canton: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86200

Distance to Pouant

from Poitiers (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 257 km

from Calais: 453 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 585 km

Getting here

Pouant 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 Pouant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braye-sous-Faye, Ceaux-en-Loudun, Faye-la-Vineuse, Maulay, Nueil-sous-Faye and Richelieu.

This page in French: Visiter Pouant

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