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Pouant tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Rivau at 11 km from Pouant

Visit Pouant: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 11 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
 
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Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see:...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France',...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Montsoreau guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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

Azay-le-Rideau

at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pouant

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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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pouant is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Pouant is 257 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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