Sidebar Menu

Vernon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernon in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 9 km from Vernon

Visit Vernon: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 9 km and Poitiers at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vernon, 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 Vernon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

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

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

See Futuroscope guide
 
Advertisement
 
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

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

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 46 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge...

See Confolens guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the...

See Ruffec guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 53 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

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

Map of places to visit near Vernon

 
Publicité
 

Markets in and near Vernon

  • Vivonne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (28km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (32km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (33km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (33km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (35km)

More information about Vernon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vernon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (33km)
  • Sanxay (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (14km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (33km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (11km)
  • Touffou (21km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (44km)

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) (26km)
 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Vernon is in the west of France at 19 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Vernon is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernon

Canton: Villedieu-du-Clain

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86340

Distance to Vernon

from Poitiers (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 596 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 Vernon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dienne, Fleure, Gizay, Nieuil-l'Espoir and Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes.

This page in French: Visiter Vernon

Back To Top