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Sillars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 8 km from Sillars

Visit Sillars: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 8 km and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sillars, 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 Sillars in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

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

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Bellac

Bellac

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

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

See Bellac guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Montrol-Senard guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sillars

 
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Markets in and near Sillars

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (18km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (33km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (38km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (39km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (43km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (44km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (47km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (48km)

More information about Sillars, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sillars, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (19km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (29km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (30km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (47km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (26km)
  • Laverré (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

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) (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sillars is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Sillars is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sillars

Canton: Lussac-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86320

Distance to Sillars

from Poitiers (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 593 km

from Bordeaux: 205 km

from Strasbourg: 577 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 Sillars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lussac-les-Chateaux.

This page in French: Visiter Sillars

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