Vouzailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Moncontour, Vienne at 21 km from Vouzailles

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Vouzailles 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 Vouzailles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Moncontour, Vienne at 21 km and Futuroscope at 21 km.

Vouzailles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 27 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
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 47 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
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Tavant

Tavant

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village of Crissay-sur-Manse...

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Niort

Niort

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall and a...

See Niort guide

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Markets in and near Vouzailles

  • Vouille: market Saturday (9km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (9km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (21km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (22km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (23km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (27km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (30km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Vouzailles, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (34km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Oiron Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (22km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

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 (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vouzailles is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Vouzailles is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouzailles

Canton: Mirebeau

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Vouzailles

from Poitiers (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 489 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 214 km

from Strasbourg: 610 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 Vouzailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayron, Champigny-le-Sec, Cuhon, Doux, Frozes, Le Rochereau, Maille, Maisonneuve, Massognes and Villiers.

This page in French: Visiter Vouzailles