Saint-Julien-l'Ars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Julien-l'Ars: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Julien-l'Ars is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 13 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-l'Ars is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 9 km and Chauvigny at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Julien-l'Ars, 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-Julien-l'Ars 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 Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Markets in and near Saint-Julien-l'Ars

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (14km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (23km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (27km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (28km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (29km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)

More information about Saint-Julien-l'Ars, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Julien-l'Ars, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Julien-l'Ars.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (40km)
  • Oiron Chateau (63km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (31km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (41km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (9km)
  • Laverré (18km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Canton: Saint-Julien-l'Ars

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86800

Distance to Saint-Julien-l'Ars

from Poitiers (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 209 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

Saint-Julien-l'Ars 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 Saint-Julien-l'Ars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bignoux, Jardres, Lavoux, Liniers, Pouille, Savigny-Levescault, Sevres-Anxaumont and Terce.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Julien-l'Ars