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Loudun

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vienne

Loudun - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Vienne
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Around the fortified hill especially under Philip Augustus extends a city which has developed a prestigious civil and religious heritage. At the crossroads of Poitou, Anjou and Touraine, styles mingle at leisure, tufa shines in all its splendor, slates and Roman tiles up an amazing patchwork. The medieval city retains its natural and architectural treasures in the restaurant and transforming them into cultural venues including the Collegiate Holy Cross, where was sentenced Urbain Grandier.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLoudun
Postcode86200
Tourism labels
Latitude47.0094830 (N 47° 0’ 34”)
Longitude0.0828820 (E 0° 4’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 47m to 120m
Surface area43.77 km²
Population7208 inhabitants
Density164 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePoitiers (57 km, 57 min)
Insee code86137
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Loudunais
DepartmentVienne
RegionPoitou-Charentes

Nearest cities & towns

Basses5.5 km (10 min)
Chalais5.7 km (9 min)
Mouterre-Silly6.7 km (10 min)
Sammarçolles7.7 km (11 min)
Messemé7.9 km (10 min)
Angliers8 km (11 min)
Glénouze8.3 km (11 min)
Les Trois-Moutiers9.1 km (10 min)
Saint-Laon9.1 km (11 min)
La Roche-Rigault9.2 km (12 min)
Arçay9.3 km (12 min)
Bournand9.8 km (11 min)
Ranton10.2 km (13 min)
Pas-de-Jeu11.3 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Door Martray
Door Martray
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Square Tower
Square Tower
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Garden of medieval inspiration in June
Garden of medieval inspiration in June
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Collegiate Holy Cross
Collegiate Holy Cross
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Hall of pawnbroking - Renaudot Museum
Hall of pawnbroking - Renaudot Museum
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Kitchen - Renaudot Museum
Kitchen - Renaudot Museum
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Engine Room - Museum Renaudot
Engine Room - Museum Renaudot
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Interior of Holy Cross College
Interior of Holy Cross College
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Church St. Hilaire du Martray
Church St. Hilaire du Martray
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alderman
alderman
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Aquarium Loudun
Aquarium Loudun
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Visit carriage
Visit carriage
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Overview of Loudun
Overview of Loudun
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Weather

Monday 25 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 20°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse ride or trek
Nature and the great outdoors22 € to 90 € Roiffé (12.1 km)
Hot-air ballooning over Touraine
Nature and the great outdoors134 € to 179 € Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois (46 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Nouâtre/Noyers
HikeEasy1h30Nouâtre (36 km)
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (44 km)
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (45 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels