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Saint-Julien-l'Ars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Julien-l'Ars in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 9 km from Saint-Julien-l'Ars

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

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Saint-Julien-l'Ars is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
 
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Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

La Roche-Posay

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval...

See Bellac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Julien-l'Ars

 
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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)

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

What to do at Saint-Julien-l'Ars? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Julien-l'Ars is in the west of France at 13 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Julien-l'Ars is 290 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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