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Saint-Secondin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 21 km from Saint-Secondin

Visit Saint-Secondin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 21 km and Chauvigny at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Secondin, 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-Secondin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
 
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Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 34 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
Confolens

Confolens

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 38 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
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 39 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 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 40 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 43 km (direction 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
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 47 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 48 km (direction east-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-Secondin

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Markets in and near Saint-Secondin

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (29km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (31km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (36km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (37km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (39km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Secondin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (21km)
  • Sanxay (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (8km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (21km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (18km)
  • Touffou (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (37km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (53km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (55km)

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) (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Secondin is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Secondin is 314 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Secondin

Canton: Gençay

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86350

Distance to Saint-Secondin

from Poitiers (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 314 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 185 km

from Strasbourg: 600 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-Secondin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion and Usson-du-Poitou.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Secondin

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