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Verrue tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 14 km from Verrue

Visit Verrue: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 14 km and Futuroscope at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Verrue, 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 Verrue in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
 
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Thouars

Thouars

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 34 km (direction north-east), 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 37 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chinon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

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

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

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

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide

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Map of places to visit near Verrue

 
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Markets in and near Verrue

  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (25km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (25km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (26km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (29km)

More information about Verrue, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Verrue, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (18km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (18km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (39km)
  • Chauvigny (49km)

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

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verrue is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Verrue is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verrue

Canton: Monts-sur-Guesnes

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86420

Distance to Verrue

from Poitiers (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 471 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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 Verrue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chouppes, Coussay, Guesnes, La Chaussee and Saires.

This page in French: Visiter Verrue

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