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Valdivienne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chauvigny at 7 km from Valdivienne

Visit Valdivienne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chauvigny at 7 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Valdivienne, 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 Valdivienne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction )

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Heritage Site at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a...

See Montmorillon guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide


Theme Park at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of...

See Bellac guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 65 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 70 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valdivienne


Markets in and near Valdivienne

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (19km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (25km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (28km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (35km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (35km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)

More information about Valdivienne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Valdivienne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (23km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (27km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (49km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (13km)
  • Laverré (24km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)

Geography and distances

Valdivienne is in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Valdivienne is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valdivienne

Canton: Chauvigny

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86300

Distance to Valdivienne

from Poitiers (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 208 km

from Strasbourg: 581 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 Valdivienne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Pouille and Terce.

This page in French: Visiter Valdivienne

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