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Rouille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 26 km from Rouille

Visit Rouille: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 26 km and Melle at 26 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!

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 26 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 26 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 31 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Niort

Niort

at 40 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 51 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rouille

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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

What to do at Rouille? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Rouille is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Rouille is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouille

Canton: Lusignan

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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

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