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Ternay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ternay in Vienne

Photo is of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 13 km from Ternay

Visit Ternay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 13 km and Thouars at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ternay, 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 Ternay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
 
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Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chinon

Chinon

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

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction east), 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 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east), 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 Ternay

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Markets in and near Ternay

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (14km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (21km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (25km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (26km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (28km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (29km)

More information about Ternay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ternay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (10km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (11km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (13km)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ternay is in the west of France at 58 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Ternay is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ternay

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86120

Distance to Ternay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 248 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Ternay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigne, Berrie, Curcay-sur-Dive, Glenouze, Les Trois-Moutiers, Pouancay, Ranton, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrillais, Saint-Leger-de-Montbrun, Saint-Martin-de-Macon and Tourtenay.

This page in French: Visiter Ternay

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