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Velleches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chatellerault at 14 km from Velleches

Visit Velleches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatellerault at 14 km and Tavant at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velleches, 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 Velleches in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
 
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La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 28 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 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 34 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
Chinon

Chinon

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

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

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

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

Azay-le-Rideau

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

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

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

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Loches

Loches

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

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a...

See Loches guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Velleches

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Markets in and near Velleches

  • Descartes: market Sunday (13km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (14km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (20km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (20km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (21km)
  • Ligueil: market Monday (24km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Manthelan: market Thursday (29km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (31km)

More information about Velleches, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Velleches, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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)

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

Velleches is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Velleches is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Velleches

Canton: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86230

Distance to Velleches

from Poitiers (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 456 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 569 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 Velleches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dange-Saint-Romain, Leigne-sur-Usseau, Les Ormes, Marigny-Marmande, Mondion, Pussigny and Vaux-sur-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Velleches

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