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Bouresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouresse in Vienne

Photo is of Montmorillon at 21 km from Bouresse

Visit Bouresse: highlights and tourist information

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Bouresse is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 21 km and Nouaille-Maupertuis at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bouresse, 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 Bouresse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a...

See Montmorillon guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 22 km (direction north-west)

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 23 km (direction north-west)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop...

See Chauvigny guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction north-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
 
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Poitiers

Poitiers

at 32 km (direction north-west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 39 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 39 km (direction north-west)

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring...

See Le-Dorat guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near Bouresse

 
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Markets in and near Bouresse

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (30km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (33km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (38km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (40km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (44km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (46km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (46km)

More information about Bouresse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bouresse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (10km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (15km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (24km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (38km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (23km)
  • Touffou (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bouresse is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Bouresse is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouresse

Canton: Lussac-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86410

Distance to Bouresse

from Poitiers (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Bouresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mazerolles, Queaux, Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Bouresse

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