Saix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saix: highlights and tourist information

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Saix is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 67 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saix is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 7 km and Montsoreau at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saix, 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 Saix in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saix

Markets in and near Saix

  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (10km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (16km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (19km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (22km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (28km)

More information about Saix, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saix, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saix.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (11km)
  • Loudun (15km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (6km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (28km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saix

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86120

Distance to Saix

from Poitiers (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

Saix is in the west of France. 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 Saix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournand, Breze, Epieds, Fontevraud l'Abbaye, Morton, Raslay and Roiffe.

This page in French: Visiter Saix