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Saint-Romain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Romain in Vienne

Photo is of Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 25 km from Saint-Romain

Visit Saint-Romain: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Romain is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 25 km and Ruffec at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Romain, 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-Romain in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide
Melle

Melle

at 39 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Tusson

Tusson

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

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and...

See Tusson guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 39 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is...

See Brigueuil guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Romain

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Markets in and near Saint-Romain

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (16km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (33km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Melle: market Friday (39km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (9km)
  • Sanxay (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (11km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (13km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (14km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (34km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (54km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (22km)
  • Laverré (25km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (39km)
  • Touffou (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (54km)

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) (6km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Romain is in the west of France at 40 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain

Canton: Charroux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86250

Distance to Saint-Romain

from Poitiers (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 614 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-Romain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champniers, Chateau-Garnier, La Chapelle-Baton and Romagne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain

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