Bressuire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thouars at 26 km from Bressuire

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Bressuire is situated in the Deux-Sevres 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 Bressuire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 26 km and Parthenay at 29 km.

Bressuire, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thouars guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Parthenay guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle and an...

See Vouvant guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 37 km (direction east), in the Vienne department

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

See Moncontour, Vienne guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

See Cholet guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring and summer...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by medieval ramparts...

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at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is also home to the...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known for its...

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Saumur guide

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Markets in and near Bressuire

Market days in Bressuire: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday;

  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (22km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (26km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (27km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Thenezay: market Sunday (38km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (38km)
  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (41km)

More information about Bressuire, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bressuire, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (27km)
  • La Guyonnière (35km)
  • Jardin du château de La Mothe (43km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (33km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (42km)

Geography and distances

Bressuire is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Bressuire is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bressuire

Canton: Bressuire

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79300

Distance to Bressuire

from Niort (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 488 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

Most visitors will come by car, as an excursion from the Loire Valley or approximately 4 hours from the channel port at Saint-Malo. For driving distances to Bressuire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Bressuire