Sillars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sillars: highlights and tourist information

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Sillars is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Sillars is 296 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Sillars

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

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

  • Brenne (46km)

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

  • Etangs de la Brenne (46km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (59km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Sillars 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 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