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Villiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 15 km from Villiers

Visit Villiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 15 km and Poitiers at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villiers, 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 Villiers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
 
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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

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

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

See Parthenay guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 50 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tavant guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Niort

Niort

at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villiers

 
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Markets in and near Villiers

  • Vouille: market Saturday (4km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (15km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (16km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (16km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (25km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (29km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (30km)

Hotels near Villiers

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Tourist attractions near Villiers, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (38km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (24km)
  • Oiron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (29km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (46km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (13km)
  • Laverré (29km)
  • Touffou (32km)
  • La Guyonnière (33km)

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 (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villiers is in the west of France at 16 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Villiers is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers

Canton: Neuville-de-Poitou

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86190

Distance to Villiers

from Poitiers (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 491 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 606 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 Villiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champigny-le-Sec, Charrais, Chire-en-Montreuil, Cisse, Frozes, Le Rochereau, Neuville-de-Poitou, Vouille, Vouzailles and Yversay.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers

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