Bournand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bournand in Vienne

Photo is of Fontevraud Abbey at 11 km from Bournand

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Bournand 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 Bournand in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 11 km and Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church at 14 km.

Bournand, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 11 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one of the...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 14 km (direction north-north-west), 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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Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chinon

Chinon

at 17 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...

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 18 km (direction west-north-west), 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
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 19 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Saumur

Saumur

at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Tavant

Tavant

at 24 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals in the...

See Tavant guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau d\'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance castle surrounded...

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Thouars

Thouars

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide

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Markets in and near Bournand

  • Loudun: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (14km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (15km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (16km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (25km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (29km)

More information about Bournand, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bournand, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (9km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (18km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

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 (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bournand is in the west of France at 60 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Bournand is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bournand

Canton: Trois-Moutiers

Arrondissement: Châtellerault

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86120

Distance to Bournand

from Poitiers (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 596 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 Bournand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Basses, Lerne, Les Trois-Moutiers, Roiffe, Saix and Vezieres.

This page in French: Visiter Bournand