Where to stay around Vienne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 436 holiday lettings near Vienne. From 144 Houses to 127 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vienne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vienne?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vienne. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Poitiers: 128 holiday homes
  • Civray: 106 holiday homes
  • Montmorillon: 39 holiday homes
  • Châtellerault: 76 holiday homes
  • Angles-sur-l'Anglin: 90 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vienne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vienne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vienne with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Poitiers: 128 holiday lettings
  • Civray: 106 holiday lettings
  • Montmorillon: 39 holiday lettings
  • Châtellerault: 76 holiday lettings
  • Angles-sur-l'Anglin: 90 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Vienne?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Vienne are:

  • Chatellerault (XCX): 285 self catering accommodations
  • Biard Airport (PIS): 179 self catering accommodations
  • Saumur (XSU): 508 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Vienne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Vienne. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Place du Marechal Leclerc: 186 holiday rentals
  • Futuroscope: 173 holiday rentals
  • Musée Chez Manuel: 156 holiday rentals
  • Notre Dame La Grande: 188 holiday rentals
  • Poitiers (XOP-Poitiers SNCF Train Station): 184 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vienne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental gite or villa in Vienne, France your home away from home

Vienne is a department of western France, in the Poitou Charentes region. It is an ancient region which has looks both to the past and the future, which somehow works in perfect harmony. The huge number of classified monuments and the Futuroscope European Image Park which have made the department famous sit side by side, making a Vienne holidays unique. The department claims its name from the River Vienne, which runs straight through the centre. The town of Vienne in the Rhone-Alps is the home to the famous Jazz a Vienne event, not the department of Vienne, France!

Things to do on holiday in Vienne, France

The high-tech theme park Futuroscope has really breathed new life into the area, and has made Vienne holiday villas a huge success. Situated six miles from the departmental capital, Poitiers, Futuroscope has thrilling, intriguing and surprisingly educational rides which turn critics the moment they arrive. It is a great day trip from any of the Vienne holiday villas for families and bug kids alike, and actually educates visitors about the region too. At night, the huge laser and firework displays light up the sky.

Adorning the countryside are a huge number of inspiring historical monuments, pointing to the military and noble legacy of the department. Pretty Romanesque churches and dramatic chateaus make for great expeditions from any of the Vienne self catering gites available.

The Vienne River is a huge attraction for tourists. River fishing in Vienne focuses on the River Vienne, especially in the Montmorillon area. Kayaking on various stretches of the river is hugely popular too, and the countryside surrounding the banks are ideal for both walking and horse riding holidays.

Places to holiday in Vienne, France

Poitiers is a hill top town with a picturesque pedestrianised centre, surrounded buy carefully manicured gardens and the elegant Notre Dame la Grande standing proudly at its centre.

Chauvigny is home to the nicest church in the area, the formidable Eglise St Pierre, and the five medieval castle ruins which surround the town.

Weather in Vienne, France

Summers are warm in Vienne, with average temperatures in July and August hovering around 21°C. Even winter temperatures stay around 8°C, even in the coldest months.

Flights to Vienne, France

Limoges (LIG) and Poitiers (PIS) Airports service the area making a holiday villa in Vienne incredibly easy to reach. Ryanair provide cheap flights direct from the UK, or the TGV service runs from Paris to Poitiers.

Activities and attractions in Vienne

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Vienne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Futuroscope (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Fun Forest Parcours Aventure (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Haut-Poitou Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • La Planete des Crocodiles (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Spa Source La Roche Posay (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • La Roche-Posay Golf (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)

Exploring the natural features in Vienne

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Vienne is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Les Bois de Saint-Pierre (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Parc de Blossac (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Chatellerault Forest Park (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)