Bougon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bougon in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 17 km from Bougon

Visit Bougon: highlights and tourist information

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Bougon 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 Bougon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 17 km and Melle at 17 km.

Bougon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Melle

Melle

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Melle guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Niort

Niort

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Niort guide
 
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Parthenay

Parthenay

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Poitiers

Poitiers

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Poitiers guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Coulon guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vienne department

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 42 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of the 12th...

See Ruffec guide
Nieul-sur-l\'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 47 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

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Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Vienne department

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

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Charente River...

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Tusson

Tusson

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide

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Markets in and near Bougon

  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (3km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Melle: market Friday (17km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (18km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (28km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Bougon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bougon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (15km)
  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (43km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (17km)
  • La Guyonnière (26km)
  • Laverré (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (46km)

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 (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)
  • Zoodyssée (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bougon is in the western-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Bougon is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bougon

Canton: Mothe-Saint-Héray

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79800

Distance to Bougon

from Niort (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Bougon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avon, Chenay, Exoudun, La Mothe-Saint-Heray, Pamproux, Sainte-Eanne and Salles.

This page in French: Visiter Bougon