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Beaumont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Futuroscope at 9 km from Beaumont

Visit Beaumont: highlights and tourist information

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Beaumont is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Futuroscope at 9 km and Chatellerault at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Beaumont, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Beaumont in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 9 km (direction south-west)

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Chatellerault

Chatellerault

at 13 km (direction north-east)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable 18th century townhouses...

See Chatellerault guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 25 km (direction south-east)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide
 
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Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction south)

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 30 km (direction east)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical...

See La Roche-Posay guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe,...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the...

See Tavant guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 48 km (direction south-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire...

See Chateau de Chinon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near Beaumont

 
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Markets in and near Beaumont

  • Naintre: market Sunday (5km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (8km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (13km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Vouille: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (32km)
  • Descartes: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Beaumont, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beaumont, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (43km)
  • Oiron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (39km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (41km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Beaumont is in the west of France at 19 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Beaumont is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaumont

Canton: Vouneuil-sur-Vienne

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86490

Distance to Beaumont

from Poitiers (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 585 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Beaumont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colombiers, Dissay, Marigny-Brizay, Naintre, Ouzilly and Saint-Cyr.

This page in French: Visiter Beaumont

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