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Saint-Jean-de-Sauves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Sauves in Vienne

Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 9 km from Saint-Jean-de-Sauves

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Sauves: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Sauves is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 9 km and Thouars at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-de-Sauves, 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-Jean-de-Sauves in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars...

See Thouars guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
 
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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Sauves

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Sauves

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (16km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (17km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (27km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (28km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Sauves, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Sauves, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (19km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)
  • Chauvigny (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (12km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (38km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Sauves is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Sauves is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Sauves

Canton: Moncontour

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86330

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Sauves

from Poitiers (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 661 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 604 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-Jean-de-Sauves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chouppes, La Chaussee, La Grimaudiere, Mazeuil and Saint-Clair.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Sauves

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