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Bethines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bethines in Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 9 km from Bethines

Visit Bethines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 9 km and Montmorillon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bethines, 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 Bethines in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Heritage Site at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chatellerault guide


at 48 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Theme Park at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bethines


Markets in and near Bethines

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (11km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (16km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (35km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (36km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (42km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (43km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (44km)

More information about Bethines, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bethines, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (63km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (43km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (51km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Bethines is in the west of France at 49 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Bethines is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bethines

Canton: Saint-Savin

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86310

Distance to Bethines

from Poitiers (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 494 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 225 km

from Strasbourg: 556 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 Bethines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Concremiers, Haims, Ingrandes and Villemort.

This page in French: Visiter Bethines

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