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Bourneau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vouvant at 5 km from Bourneau

Visit Bourneau: highlights and tourist information

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Bourneau is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 5 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourneau, 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 Bourneau in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-east)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of...

See Vouvant guide


at 8 km (direction south)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide


at 17 km (direction south-east)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the...

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the...

See Luçon cathedral guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along...

See Marans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide


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

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in...

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bourneau


Markets in and near Bourneau

  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Benet: market Monday (25km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (37km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (43km)

More information about Bourneau, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bourneau, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (5km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (15km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (25km)
  • La Guyonnière (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (27km)
  • Forêt de Benon (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (6km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (40km)
  • Zoodyssée (55km)

Geography and distances

Bourneau is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Bourneau is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourneau

Canton: Hermenault

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85200

Distance to Bourneau

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 190 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Bourneau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cezais, Marsais-Sainte-Radegonde, Mervent, Pissotte, Saint-Cyr-Des-Gats, Serigne and Vouvant.

This page in French: Visiter Bourneau

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