Villiers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villiers: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 16 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Villiers is 292 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Villiers

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)

More information about Villiers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villiers, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Villiers is in the west of France. 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