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Vendeuvre-du-Poitou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 8 km from Vendeuvre-du-Poitou

Visit Vendeuvre-du-Poitou: highlights and tourist information

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Vendeuvre-du-Poitou is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 8 km and Poitiers at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vendeuvre-du-Poitou, 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 Vendeuvre-du-Poitou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

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

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 43 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 44 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 46 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
Thouars

Thouars

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vendeuvre-du-Poitou

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Markets in and near Vendeuvre-du-Poitou

  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (7km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (13km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (15km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (17km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (20km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (26km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (31km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Vendeuvre-du-Poitou, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (36km)
  • Oiron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chauvigny (32km)
  • Loudun (35km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (32km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (32km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vendeuvre-du-Poitou is in the west of France at 17 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Vendeuvre-du-Poitou is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendeuvre-du-Poitou

Canton: Neuville-de-Poitou

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86380

Distance to Vendeuvre-du-Poitou

from Poitiers (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 482 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 594 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 Vendeuvre-du-Poitou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaslay, Chabournay, Cheneche, Jaunay-Clan, Marigny-Brizay, Neuville-de-Poitou, Ouzilly and Thurageau.

This page in French: Visiter Vendeuvre-du-Poitou

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