Rouille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rouille: highlights and tourist information

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Rouille is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Rouille is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 26 km and Poitiers at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouille, 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 Rouille 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 Rouille

Markets in and near Rouille

Market days in Rouille: weekly market: Friday;

  • Rouille: market Friday (0km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (14km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (20km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (26km)
  • Melle: market Friday (26km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)

More information about Rouille, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rouille, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (9km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (36km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (45km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (22km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (26km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (47km)
  • Touffou (47km)

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 (17km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (27km)
  • Zoodyssée (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouille

Canton: Lusignan

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 86480

Distance to Rouille

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 521 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 626 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avon, Jazeneuil and Lusignan.

This page in French: Visiter Rouille