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

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Visit Bougon: highlights and tourist information

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Bougon is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Bougon is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 17 km and Melle at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bougon, 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 Bougon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Bougon


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)

Geography and distances

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

Bougon is in the western-centre of France. 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

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