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Bouin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ruffec at 18 km from Bouin

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Bouin 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 Bouin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 18 km and Tusson at 18 km.

Bouin, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ruffec

Ruffec

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Melle

Melle

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Bayers

Bayers

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Niort

Niort

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

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

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

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

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide

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Markets in and near Bouin

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (5km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (11km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Melle: market Friday (18km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (19km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Bouin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (25km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (40km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (46km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (18km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (18km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (23km)
  • Laverré (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (29km)
  • Zoodyssée (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bouin is in the western-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Bouin is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouin

Canton: Chef-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79110

Distance to Bouin

from Niort (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 146 km

from Strasbourg: 647 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 Bouin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardilleux, Chef-Boutonne, Hanc, La Chapelle-Pouilloux, Loubigne, Loubille, Melleran, Pioussay and Theil-Rabier.

This page in French: Visiter Bouin

 
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