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Verrieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verrieres in Vienne

Photo is of Nouaille-Maupertuis at 17 km from Verrieres

Visit Verrieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nouaille-Maupertuis at 17 km and Chauvigny at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Verrieres, 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 Verrieres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
 
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Poitiers

Poitiers

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy...

See Le-Dorat guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of...

See Bellac guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verrieres

 
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Markets in and near Verrieres

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (27km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (28km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (35km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (40km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (40km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Verrieres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (15km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (27km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (20km)
  • Touffou (23km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (49km)

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) (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verrieres is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Verrieres is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verrieres

Canton: Lussac-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86410

Distance to Verrieres

from Poitiers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Verrieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouresse, Civaux, Dienne, Lhommaize and Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes.

This page in French: Visiter Verrieres

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