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Sossais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chatellerault at 13 km from Sossais

Visit Sossais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 13 km and Futuroscope at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sossais, 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 Sossais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide
 
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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 31 km (direction west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 39 km (direction south)

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

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

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sossais

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Markets in and near Sossais

  • Naintre: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (13km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (20km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (30km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (31km)

More information about Sossais, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sossais, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (29km)
  • Chauvigny (38km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Sossais is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Sossais is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sossais

Canton: Lencloître

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86230

Distance to Sossais

from Poitiers (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 583 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 Sossais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Orches, Saint-Genest-d'Ambiere, Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers, Scorbe-Clairvaux, Serigny and Thure.

This page in French: Visiter Sossais

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