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Thurageau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 15 km from Thurageau

Visit Thurageau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 15 km and Poitiers at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thurageau, 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 Thurageau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 24 km (direction east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

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

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop...

See Chauvigny guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at...

See Parthenay guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 45 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide

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Map of places to visit near Thurageau

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Markets in and near Thurageau

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (13km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (15km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (18km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (21km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (22km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (24km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (28km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Thurageau, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thurageau, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (32km)
  • Sanxay (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (30km)
  • Chauvigny (38km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thurageau is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Thurageau is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thurageau

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86110

Distance to Thurageau

from Poitiers (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 597 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 Thurageau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberre, Blaslay, Chabournay, Cheneche, Chouppes, Mirebeau, Varennes and Vendeuvre-du-Poitou.

This page in French: Visiter Thurageau

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