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Pouille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pouille in Vienne

Photo is of Chauvigny at 6 km from Pouille

Visit Pouille: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 6 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pouille, 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 Pouille in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
 
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Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pouille

 
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Markets in and near Pouille

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (22km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (23km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (26km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (31km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Pouille, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pouille, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (45km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (25km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (37km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (9km)
  • Laverré (21km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pouille is in the west of France at 19 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Pouille is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouille

Canton: Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86800

Distance to Pouille

from Poitiers (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 209 km

from Strasbourg: 584 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 Pouille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chauvigny, Jardres, Saint-Julien-l'Ars, Terce and Valdivienne.

This page in French: Visiter Pouille

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