Vouneuil-sous-Biard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 5 km from Vouneuil-sous-Biard

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Vouneuil-sous-Biard is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vouneuil-sous-Biard in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 5 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 13 km.

Vouneuil-sous-Biard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the 12th century...

See Poitiers guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Theme Park at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 41 km (direction north-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


Heritage Site at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to discover in...

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

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

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of 12th century...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


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

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style churches, built...

See Melle guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide

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Markets in and near Vouneuil-sous-Biard

  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (4km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (11km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (14km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (24km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (26km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (28km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Vouneuil-sous-Biard, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (23km)
  • Oiron Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (33km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (38km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (42km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (15km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (23km)
  • Touffou (25km)
  • La Guyonnière (39km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (50km)

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 (16km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (37km)

Geography and distances

Vouneuil-sous-Biard is in the west of France at 5 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Vouneuil-sous-Biard is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouneuil-sous-Biard

Canton: Poitiers 5e Canton

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86580

Distance to Vouneuil-sous-Biard

from Poitiers (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 500 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 603 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 Vouneuil-sous-Biard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beruges, Biard, Buxerolles, Croutelle, Fontaine-le-Comte, Poitiers and Quincay.

This page in French: Visiter Vouneuil-sous-Biard