Raslay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Raslay: highlights and tourist information

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Raslay is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 64 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Raslay is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 9 km and Montsoreau at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Raslay, 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 Raslay 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 Raslay

Markets in and near Raslay

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (12km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (17km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (22km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (23km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (27km)

More information about Raslay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Raslay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Raslay.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (12km)
  • Loudun (13km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (9km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (12km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (26km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (39km)
  • Parc de Lathan (42km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Raslay

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86120

Distance to Raslay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 601 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berrie, Epieds, Les Trois-Moutiers, Morton, Pouancay, Roiffe, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrillais and Saix.

This page in French: Visiter Raslay