Vendeuvre-du-Poitou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vendeuvre-du-Poitou in Vienne

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 8 km and Poitiers at 17 km.

Vendeuvre-du-Poitou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Theme Park at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 17 km (direction south)

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

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at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

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at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 39 km (direction east)

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

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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 de Rivau...

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

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

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

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

See Tavant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east)

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

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Heritage Site at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


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 several...

See Thouars guide


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 of Crissay-sur-Manse...

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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)

More information about Vendeuvre-du-Poitou, Poitou-Charentes

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 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)

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