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Saulge tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 6 km from Saulge

Visit Saulge: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 6 km and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulge, 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 Saulge in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 6 km (direction )

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

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction )

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Bellac

Bellac

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

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval...

See Bellac guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Mortemart guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), 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
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 47 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saulge

 
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Markets in and near Saulge

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (47km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (48km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (51km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (51km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (52km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (53km)

More information about Saulge, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saulge, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (28km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (29km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (41km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (35km)
  • Laverré (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bellac (31km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saulge is in the west of France at 47 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saulge is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulge

Canton: Montmorillon

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86500

Distance to Saulge

from Poitiers (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 583 km

from Bordeaux: 205 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Saulge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montmorillon, Moulismes and Plaisance.

This page in French: Visiter Saulge

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