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Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 17 km from Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes

Visit Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 17 km and Chauvigny at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes, 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-Laurent-de-Jourdes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
 
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Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 45 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
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes

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Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (31km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (35km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (36km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (39km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (29km)
  • Sanxay (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (11km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (25km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (36km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (17km)
  • Touffou (25km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes

Canton: Lussac-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86410

Distance to Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 194 km

from Strasbourg: 593 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-Laurent-de-Jourdes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouresse, Dienne, Lhommaize, Vernon and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes

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