Ternay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ternay in Vienne

Visit Ternay: highlights and tourist information

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Ternay is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 58 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Ternay is 270 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Ternay

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

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


  • 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

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (18km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (22km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (36km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Ternay 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 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