Beauvais-sur-Matha tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beauvais-sur-Matha: highlights and tourist information

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Beauvais-sur-Matha is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 81 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Beauvais-sur-Matha is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 21 km and Jarnac at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beauvais-sur-Matha, 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 Beauvais-sur-Matha 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 Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Beauvais-sur-Matha

Markets in and near Beauvais-sur-Matha

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (10km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (29km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Beauvais-sur-Matha, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beauvais-sur-Matha, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Beauvais-sur-Matha.

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (21km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (39km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (33km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beauvais-sur-Matha

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17490

Distance to Beauvais-sur-Matha

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 670 km

Getting here

Beauvais-sur-Matha is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Beauvais-sur-Matha from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anville, Bazauges, Bresdon, Cresse, Gourvillette, Haimps, Le Gicq, Louzignac, Massac, Ranville-Breuillaud, Saint-Ouen, Siecq and Verdille.

This page in French: Visiter Beauvais-sur-Matha