Bouille-Courdault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouille-Courdault in Vendee

Photo is of Nieul-sur-l\'Autise at 4 km from Bouille-Courdault

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Bouille-Courdault is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bouille-Courdault in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nieul-sur-l\'Autise at 4 km and Maillezais abbey at 4 km.

Bouille-Courdault, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 12 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 26 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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at 37 km (direction west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral and public...

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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic, classical and...

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at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

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

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

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Markets in and near Bouille-Courdault

  • Benet: market Monday (7km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (30km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (36km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Bouille-Courdault, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bouille-Courdault, France

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


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

  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (31km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (39km)
  • La Guyonnière (41km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (15km)
  • Forêt de Benon (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (14km)
  • Zoodyssée (36km)

Geography and distances

Bouille-Courdault is in the west of France at 64 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Bouille-Courdault is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouille-Courdault

Canton: Maillezais

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85420

Distance to Bouille-Courdault

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 679 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Bouille-Courdault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Liez, Maillezais, Nieul-sur-l'Autise, Oulmes, Saint-Martin-de-Fraigneau, Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux and Saint-Sigismond.

This page in French: Visiter Bouille-Courdault