Bouille-Loretz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouille-Loretz in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 11 km from Bouille-Loretz

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Bouille-Loretz 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 Bouille-Loretz in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 11 km and Thouars at 12 km.

Bouille-Loretz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 11 km (direction east-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 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Thouars guide


at 21 km (direction 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
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

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at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction east-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


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an interesting troglodyte...

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the town's leisure...

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the facade and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you can see...

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 40 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre to explore...

See Chinon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 45 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau de Rivau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide

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Map of places to visit near Bouille-Loretz


Markets in and near Bouille-Loretz

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (12km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (13km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (29km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Bouille-Loretz, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bouille-Loretz, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (11km)
  • Loudun (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (37km)
  • Parc de Lathan (55km)
  • Jardins du Pin (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (13km)

Geography and distances

Bouille-Loretz is in the western-centre of France at 85 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Bouille-Loretz is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouille-Loretz

Canton: Argenton-Château

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79290

Distance to Bouille-Loretz

from Niort (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 621 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 Bouille-Loretz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-l'Eglise, Bouille-Saint-Paul, Le Puy-Notre-Dame, Saint-Macaire-du-Bois, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay and Vaudelnay.

This page in French: Visiter Bouille-Loretz