Boesse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thouars at 20 km from Boesse

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Boesse is situated in the Deux-Sevres 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 Boesse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 20 km and Aubigne-sur-Layon at 26 km.

Boesse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Thouars guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring and summer...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by medieval ramparts...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

See Cholet guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 36 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

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at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one of the...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 49 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known for its...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the facade and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you can see...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide

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Markets in and near Boesse

  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (2km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (20km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (22km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (29km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (31km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (32km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Boesse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Boesse, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (30km)
  • Loudun (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (21km)
  • La Guyonnière (48km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (27km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (36km)

Geography and distances

Boesse is in the western-centre of France at 72 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Boesse is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boesse

Canton: Argenton-Château

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79150

Distance to Boesse

from Niort (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 706 km

from Bordeaux: 238 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

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 Boesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Chateau, Etusson, La Coudre, Le Breuil-sous-Argenton, Saint-Aubin-du-Plain, Saint-Clementin, Sanzay, Ulcot and Voultegon.

This page in French: Visiter Boesse