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Yversay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 12 km from Yversay

Visit Yversay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 12 km and Poitiers at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Yversay, 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 Yversay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Theme Park at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Poitiers guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 47 km (direction east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 48 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


Heritage Site at 51 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


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

Tavant is a small village but a visit to...

See Tavant guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a...

See Montmorillon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Yversay


Markets in and near Yversay

  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (6km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (12km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (14km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (19km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (22km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (30km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (31km)

More information about Yversay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Yversay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (39km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (26km)
  • Oiron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (28km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (31km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (43km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (17km)
  • Laverré (27km)
  • Touffou (29km)
  • La Guyonnière (36km)

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 (28km)

Geography and distances

Yversay is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Yversay is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Yversay

Canton: Neuville-de-Poitou

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86170

Distance to Yversay

from Poitiers (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 214 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 Yversay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabournay, Champigny-le-Sec, Charrais, Cisse, Le Rochereau, Neuville-de-Poitou, Villiers and Vouille.

This page in French: Visiter Yversay

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