Boisme tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parthenay at 20 km from Boisme

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Boisme 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 Boisme in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parthenay at 20 km and Thouars at 28 km.

Boisme, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thouars guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle and an...

See Vouvant guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


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

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home to the...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 45 km (direction 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 46 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


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), 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


at 50 km (direction south)

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

See Niort guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Coulon guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 59 km (direction 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

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Markets in and near Boisme

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (20km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (28km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (29km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (32km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Boisme, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Boisme, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (34km)
  • Sanxay (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (26km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (34km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Guyonnière (27km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (35km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (36km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (38km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (39km)

Geography and distances

Boisme is in the western-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Boisme is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boisme

Canton: Bressuire

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79300

Distance to Boisme

from Niort (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 645 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 Boisme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chiche and La Chapelle-Saint-Laurent.

This page in French: Visiter Boisme