Tourism - Vienne

Vienne is a French department that is part of the Poitou-Charentes region and surrounded by the department of Maine-et-Loire, Indre-et-Loire, Indre and Haute-Vienne. Main cities are Poitiers, Châtellerault and Montmorillon.

The tourism attractions in this department mainly focuses on the divers landscapes with theme parks such as the Futuroscope, the ‘Vallée des Singes’ a zoo for monkeys, the ‘Géants du ciel’ and the ‘Ile aux serpents’, also the prestigious historical heritage with Poitiers, Saint-Savin and Angles-sur-l’Anglin.

The major sites of interests in the Vienne department are the historical city centre of Poitiers and its cathedral Notre-Dame-la-Grande and its baptistery Saint-Jean; Châtellerault, the industrial city with its preserved architecture such as the bridge Henri IV that crosses the River Vienne, and the Car Museum; Loudun the Renaudot city with the ‘Tour Carrée’, the old medieval castle and the churches Saint-Pierre and Sainte-Croix as well as numerous town houses. Finally, Montmorillon, a town in the South of Vienne that has a very rich hetritage in the heart of its medieval city centre.

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Tourism Poitiers

Poitiers is located on the banks of the River Clain, 350km from Paris and 120 km from the Atlantic coast. Poitiers is easily reached by train in about one hour or bus from Paris. The city center is picturesque with the Roman architectural remains. Poitiers is associated ...

Must : Le musée Sainte-Croix, Le Baptistère Saint-Jean, Notre-Dame-la-Grande


Tourism Chatellerault

Châtellerault is an old city located at 70kms of Turns and 40kms of Poitiers, with the confluence of three rivers: Vienna, Clain and Ozon. Take time to stroll by visiting this city. With the architectural course, you will include/understand l' historical ...

Must : Musée Auto Moto Vélo


Tourism Montmorillon

Montmorillon is situated in the department of the Vienne and the region Poitou-Charentes. Montmorillon is classified as a city of art and of history. Sights in Montmorillon Octagon of Montmorillon (12th century) Church Notre-Dame (12th-14th century) Crypt with a ...

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