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Beaussais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaussais in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 7 km from Beaussais

Visit Beaussais: highlights and tourist information

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Beaussais is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 7 km and Melle at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Beaussais, 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 Beaussais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Melle guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 24 km (direction west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
 
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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 34 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Parthenay guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Beaussais

 
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Markets in and near Beaussais

  • Melle: market Friday (8km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (9km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (11km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (14km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (14km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (21km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (26km)

Hotels near Beaussais

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Tourist attractions near Beaussais, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (25km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (46km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (7km)
  • La Guyonnière (32km)
  • Laverré (41km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (43km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (44km)

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 (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (25km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Beaussais is in the western-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Beaussais is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaussais

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79370

Distance to Beaussais

from Niort (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 650 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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 Beaussais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles-sur-Belle, La Couarde, Prailles, Sepvret and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Beaussais

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