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Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 15 km from Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere

Visit Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 15 km and Poitiers at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere, 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-Maurice-la-Clouere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 15 km (direction )

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


Theme Park at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Heritage Site at 41 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


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide


at 42 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


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient...

See Confolens guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


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

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

See Melle guide


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

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere


Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (24km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (27km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (29km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (34km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (35km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (26km)
  • Sanxay (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (0km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (23km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (42km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (9km)
  • Touffou (30km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (45km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (13km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (18km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere

Canton: Gençay

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86160

Distance to Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere

from Poitiers (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 603 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-Maurice-la-Clouere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion, Gencay, Magne and Marnay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere

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