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Photo is of Futuroscope at 15 km from Thurageau

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Visit Thurageau: highlights and tourist information

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Thurageau is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Thurageau is 280 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Thurageau

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 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)

Geography and distances

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

Thurageau 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 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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