Thure tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thure: highlights and tourist information

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Thure is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Thure is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 7 km and Futuroscope at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thure, 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 Thure 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 Thure

Markets in and near Thure

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (7km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (8km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (24km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (28km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (29km)

More information about Thure, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Thure, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (36km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (51km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (26km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (29km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (40km)
  • Laverré (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thure

Canton: Châtellerault-Ouest

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86540

Distance to Thure

from Poitiers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 469 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 579 km

Getting here

Thure 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 Thure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Scorbe-Clairvaux, Sossais and Usseau.

This page in French: Visiter Thure