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Bourg-Archambault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourg-Archambault in Vienne

Photo is of Montmorillon at 11 km from Bourg-Archambault

Visit Bourg-Archambault: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 11 km and Le-Dorat at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourg-Archambault, 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 Bourg-Archambault in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

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

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Bellac

Bellac

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

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

See Bellac guide
 
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Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

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...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

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

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

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...

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

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

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

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...

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...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

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...

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...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

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...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bourg-Archambault

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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)

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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)

 
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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

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