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Usseau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chatellerault at 7 km from Usseau

Visit Usseau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 7 km and La Roche-Posay at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Usseau, 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 Usseau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction 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
 
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Tavant

Tavant

at 29 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
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 31 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
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 39 km (direction 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
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

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

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Usseau

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Markets in and near Usseau

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (7km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (13km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (18km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (23km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (24km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (27km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)

More information about Usseau, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Usseau, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

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

 
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Geography and distances

Usseau is in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Usseau is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Usseau

Canton: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86230

Distance to Usseau

from Poitiers (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 463 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 574 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 Usseau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antran, Ingrandes, Leigne-sur-Usseau, Thure and Vaux-sur-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Usseau

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