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Photo is of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 11 km from Pressac

Visit Pressac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 11 km and Confolens at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pressac, 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 Pressac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide


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

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

See Bellac guide


at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pressac


Markets in and near Pressac

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (33km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (36km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (42km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (47km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (53km)

More information about Pressac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pressac, France

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

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (13km)
  • Sanxay (61km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (12km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (13km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (18km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (18km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (24km)
  • Laverré (41km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (44km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (26km)

Geography and distances

Pressac is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Pressac is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pressac

Canton: Availles-Limouzine

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86460

Distance to Pressac

from Poitiers (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 592 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 606 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 Pressac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Epenede and Pleuville.

This page in French: Visiter Pressac

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