Saint-Cyr tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 8 km from Saint-Cyr

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Cyr in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 8 km and Chatellerault at 14 km.

Saint-Cyr, France: places to visit and attractions

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 France!...

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 Chauvigny...

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 historical monuments...

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 make...

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 the...

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 Chateau...

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 murals...

See Tavant guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

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 village...

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

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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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