Vaux-sur-Vienne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-sur-Vienne in Vienne

Photo is of Chatellerault at 11 km from Vaux-sur-Vienne

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Vaux-sur-Vienne 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 Vaux-sur-Vienne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 11 km and La Roche-Posay at 23 km.

Vaux-sur-Vienne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village of Crissay-sur-Manse...

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at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide


Theme Park at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 38 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


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau d\'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place to visit...

See Loches guide


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

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

See Chinon guide


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

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also has a...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the 12th century...

See Poitiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Vaux-sur-Vienne


Markets in and near Vaux-sur-Vienne

  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (11km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (12km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (18km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (18km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (22km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (24km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (30km)

More information about Vaux-sur-Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vaux-sur-Vienne, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (38km)

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


Geography and distances

Vaux-sur-Vienne is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Vaux-sur-Vienne is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-sur-Vienne

Canton: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86220

Distance to Vaux-sur-Vienne

from Poitiers (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 568 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 Vaux-sur-Vienne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dange-Saint-Romain, Ingrandes, Les Ormes, Oyre, Usseau and Velleches.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-sur-Vienne