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Viennay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 5 km from Viennay

Visit Viennay: highlights and tourist information

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Viennay is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 5 km and Moncontour, Vienne at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Viennay, 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 Viennay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Parthenay

Parthenay

at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Parthenay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Thouars guide
 
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Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of...

See Vouvant guide
Niort

Niort

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 46 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 47 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Futuroscope guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes,...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the...

See Maillezais abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Viennay

 
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Markets in and near Viennay

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (5km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (17km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (31km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (33km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (35km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Viennay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Viennay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (44km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (28km)
  • Oiron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (23km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (42km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Viennay is in the western-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Viennay is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viennay

Canton: Parthenay

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79200

Distance to Viennay

from Niort (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 675 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

Most visitors will come by car, as an excursion from the Loire Valley or approximately 4 hours from the channel port at Saint-Malo. For driving distances to Viennay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adilly, Chatillon-sur-Thouet, Gourge, Lageon and Parthenay.

This page in French: Visiter Viennay

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