Beaussais tourism and travel guide

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Beaussais is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Beaussais is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 8 km and Chateau de Cherveux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Beaussais

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)

More information about Beaussais, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beaussais, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaussais

Canton: Celles-sur-Belle

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

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

Beaussais is in the western-centre of France. 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 6 kilometres from Beaussais): Celles-sur-Belle, La Couarde, Prailles, Sepvret and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Beaussais