Beruges tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Poitiers at 10 km from Beruges

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Beruges is situated in the Vienne 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 Beruges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Poitiers at 10 km and Futuroscope at 17 km.

Beruges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Poitiers guide


Theme Park at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Chauvigny guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Parthenay guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chatellerault guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide

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Markets in and near Beruges

  • Vouille: market Saturday (8km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (18km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (21km)
  • Mirebeau: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (25km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (30km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Beruges, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beruges, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (18km)
  • Oiron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (38km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (39km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (40km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (17km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (19km)
  • Touffou (30km)
  • La Guyonnière (34km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)

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 (16km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (37km)

Geography and distances

Beruges is in the west of France at 10 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Beruges is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beruges

Canton: Vouillé

Arrondissement: Poitiers

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86190

Distance to Beruges

from Poitiers (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 202 km

from Strasbourg: 608 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 Beruges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontaine-le-Comte, Montreuil-Bonnin, Quincay and Vouneuil-sous-Biard.

This page in French: Visiter Beruges