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Saint-Savin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Savin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 0 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Savin, 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-Savin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Heritage Site less than one km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Montmorillon guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide


Theme Park at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Poitiers guide


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

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

See Le-Dorat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Savin


Markets in and near Saint-Savin

Market days in Saint-Savin: weekly market: Friday;

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (0km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (37km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (37km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (39km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (40km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (40km)

More information about Saint-Savin, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Savin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (0km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (22km)
  • Laverré (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (30km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (57km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Savin is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Savin is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Savin

Canton: Saint-Savin

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86310

Distance to Saint-Savin

from Poitiers (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 594 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 563 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-Savin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antigny, Nalliers, Saint-Germain and Villemort.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Savin

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