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Saint-Cyr tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 8 km from Saint-Cyr

Visit Saint-Cyr: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 8 km and Chatellerault at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Cyr, 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 Saint-Cyr in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the...

See Tavant guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Cyr

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Cyr

  • Naintre: market Sunday (6km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (7km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (34km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Cyr, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (42km)
  • Oiron Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (42km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Cyr is in the west of France at 17 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cyr is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cyr

Canton: Saint-Georges-lès-Baillargeaux

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86130

Distance to Saint-Cyr

from Poitiers (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 585 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 Saint-Cyr from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Colombiers, Dissay, Jaunay-Clan, Marigny-Brizay and Naintre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cyr

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