Bourg-Archambault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourg-Archambault in Vienne

Photo is of Montmorillon at 11 km from Bourg-Archambault

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Bourg-Archambault is situated in the Vienne 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 Bourg-Archambault in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 11 km and Le-Dorat at 19 km.

Bourg-Archambault, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to discover in...

See Montmorillon guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide


Heritage Site at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


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

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

See Bellac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly take you...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make this one...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Mortemart guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Montrol-Senard guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

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

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns that are...

See La Souterraine guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne department...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


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

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place for cycling...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very pretty walk...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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Markets in and near Bourg-Archambault

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (23km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (43km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (45km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (47km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (58km)

More information about Bourg-Archambault, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bourg-Archambault, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (34km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (41km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Bourg-Archambault is in the west of France at 56 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Bourg-Archambault is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg-Archambault

Canton: Montmorillon

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86390

Distance to Bourg-Archambault

from Poitiers (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 211 km

from Strasbourg: 563 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 Bourg-Archambault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lathus-Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg-Archambault