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Jazeneuil

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Crossed by Vonne, the small rural town of Jazeneuil is strongly influenced by history and Roman art.

The discovery of prehistoric traces the origin of the population of the town to the stone age.

It was under Roman administration appears Zezinoialo Gonolium name of the "fundus", origin of Commons today, giving rise to the name of Jazeneuil.

Jazeneuil its reputation mainly to its famous 12th century Romanesque church dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. Built on a spring that flows into the wash, it focus its imposing head in the calm waters of the river Vonne. Stained glass from the 19th to rub shoulders with contemporary stained glass windows.

Open all summer, the Logis de la Court, the garden of colors is also an inevitable step. Located on the site of an ancient Roman villa, house rebuilt in the fifteenth, botanical and educational space, is presented on the topic of dye plants.

In the heart of a rich and unspoilt village with its flowers, its hiking trails, river fish, the species' picnic, games for children and older children (tennis and basketball), and his sporting career, Jazeneuil is a delight for nature lovers.

Geographical information

MunicipalityJazeneuil
Postcode86600
Latitude46.4652930 (N 46° 27’ 55”)
Longitude0.0680810 (E 0° 4’ 5”)
AltitudeFrom 107m to 157m
Surface area31.82 km²
Population872 inhabitants
Density27 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePoitiers (28 km, 35 min)
Insee code86116
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Mélusin
DepartmentVienne
RegionPoitou-Charentes

Nearest cities & towns

Rouillé5.9 km (10 min)
Lusignan6 km (8 min)
Curzay-sur-Vonne7.1 km (11 min)
Sanxay8.7 km (12 min)
Saint-Germier10.1 km (14 min)
Coulombiers10.5 km (14 min)
La Chapelle-Montreuil11 km (14 min)
Lavausseau12.3 km (18 min)
Ménigoute12.8 km (16 min)
Cloué12.9 km (17 min)
Saint-Sauvant12.9 km (19 min)
Celle-Lévescault13.9 km (17 min)
Montreuil-Bonnin15.3 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Romanesque church of St. John the Baptist of the 12th century.

Garden colors, botanical and educational space, open all summer.

Hiking trails.

Tennis and basketball courts.

Sports experience.

Picnic area.

Games for children.

Places of interest

Monuments

Photos

Church of Saint John the Baptist of the 12th century
Church of Saint John the Baptist of the 12th century
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Weather

Tuesday 1 september
Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
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Wednesday 2 september
Min. 14°C - Max. 19°C
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Thursday 3 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Spider trail in the trees
Sports sensations8 € to 20 € Taizé-Aizie (47 km)

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