Thure tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chatellerault at 7 km from Thure

Visit Thure: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Thure in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 7 km and Futuroscope at 19 km.

Thure, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide


Theme Park at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

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

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide


Heritage Site at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide

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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

What to do at Thure? 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

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Thure is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Thure is 266 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


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