Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 8 km from Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay

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Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 8 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 20 km.

Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction )

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its importance iver...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall and a...

See Niort guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

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Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring the Marais-Poitevin...

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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of 12th century...

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at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style churches, built...

See Melle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle and an...

See Vouvant guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment best explored...

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at 44 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the 12th century...

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at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of the marshes of...

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at 45 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home to the...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide

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Markets in and near Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay

  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (8km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (19km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (23km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (24km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (26km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (28km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (29km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (31km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (20km)
  • Oiron Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (35km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (37km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (0km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (20km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)
  • Laverré (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (40km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (55km)

Geography and distances

Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay is in the western-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay

Canton: Mazières-en-Gâtine

Arrondissement: Parthenay

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79420

Distance to Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay

from Niort (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

Most visitors will come by car, as an excursion from the Loire Valley or approximately 4 hours from the channel port at Saint-Malo. For driving distances to Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Bertrand, Le Tallud, Pompaire, Reffannes, Saint-Lin, Saint-Pardoux, Soutiers and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Beaulieu-sous-Parthenay