Blanzay-sur-Boutonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blanzay-sur-Boutonne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 14 km from Blanzay-sur-Boutonne

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Blanzay-sur-Boutonne is situated in the Charente-Maritime 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 Blanzay-sur-Boutonne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 14 km and Surgeres at 25 km.

Blanzay-sur-Boutonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

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Surgeres

Surgeres

at 25 km (direction west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre of Surgeres...

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Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien also has...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Melle

Melle

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Niort

Niort

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall and a...

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Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring the Marais-Poitevin...

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Saintes

Saintes

at 37 km (direction south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to explore and...

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Cognac

Cognac

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

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk and lots...

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Tusson

Tusson

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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Rochefort

Rochefort

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where ropes and...

See Rochefort guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

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

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

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Markets in and near Blanzay-sur-Boutonne

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (7km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (19km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (22km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (25km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Melle: market Friday (29km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (36km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (37km)
  • Benet: market Monday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Blanzay-sur-Boutonne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (61km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (29km)
  • La Roche Courbon (37km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (32km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (37km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Blanzay-sur-Boutonne is in the west of France at 57 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Blanzay-sur-Boutonne is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blanzay-sur-Boutonne

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17470

Distance to Blanzay-sur-Boutonne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 678 km

Getting here

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 Blanzay-sur-Boutonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coivert, Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, La Croix-Comtesse, La Jarrie-Audouin, Le Vert, Nuaille-sur-Boutonne, Saint-Martial, Saint-Pardoult, Saint-Severin-sur-Boutonne and Villeneuve-la-Comtesse.

This page in French: Visiter Blanzay-sur-Boutonne