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Quincay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 8 km from Quincay

Visit Quincay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 8 km and Futuroscope at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Quincay, 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 Quincay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Poitiers

Poitiers

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 32 km (direction east)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 37 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 48 km (direction east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide

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Map of places to visit near Quincay

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Markets in and near Quincay

  • Vouille: market Saturday (7km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (13km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (24km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (25km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (25km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (33km)

More information about Quincay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Quincay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (22km)
  • Oiron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (37km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (38km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (42km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Laverré (20km)
  • Touffou (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Quincay is in the west of France at 8 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Quincay is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quincay

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86190

Distance to Quincay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 497 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 604 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 Quincay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beruges, Biard, Cisse, Migne-Auxances, Vouille and Vouneuil-sous-Biard.

This page in French: Visiter Quincay

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