Bouhet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Surgeres at 11 km from Bouhet

Visit Bouhet: highlights and tourist information

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Bouhet 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 Bouhet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Surgeres at 11 km and Marans at 19 km.

Bouhet, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Surgeres

Surgeres

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Surgeres guide
Marans

Marans

at 19 km (direction north-west)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river in the...

See Marans guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a friendly atmosphere...

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La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 23 km (direction west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La Rochelle...

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La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 23 km (direction west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La Rochelle one...

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La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 23 km (direction west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank and many...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 23 km (direction west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the town, with...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 23 km (direction west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of items collected...

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure to also...

See Fouras guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Ile-d\'Aix

Ile-d'Aix

Island at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike, known for...

See Ile-d'Aix guide

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Markets in and near Bouhet

  • Courcon: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (11km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (21km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (21km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (23km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (27km)
  • Benet: market Monday (30km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Bouhet, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (29km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (53km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (39km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (43km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (43km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (45km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (7km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (15km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (39km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (36km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bouhet is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Bouhet is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouhet

Canton: Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17540

Distance to Bouhet

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 149 km

from Strasbourg: 701 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 Bouhet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anais, Benon, Le Gue-d'Allere, Puyravault, Saint-Sauveur-d'Aunis, Virson and Vouhe.

This page in French: Visiter Bouhet