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Brieuil-sur-Chize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brieuil-sur-Chize in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 18 km from Brieuil-sur-Chize

Visit Brieuil-sur-Chize: highlights and tourist information

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Brieuil-sur-Chize is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 18 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Brieuil-sur-Chize, 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 Brieuil-sur-Chize in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Coulon guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Surgeres guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide


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

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Maillezais abbey guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Brieuil-sur-Chize


Markets in and near Brieuil-sur-Chize

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (8km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (11km)
  • Melle: market Friday (18km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (28km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (29km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (32km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (33km)

Hotels near Brieuil-sur-Chize

More information about Brieuil-sur-Chize, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Brieuil-sur-Chize, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (44km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (18km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (36km)
  • La Roche Courbon (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (37km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (44km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (6km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (54km)

Geography and distances

Brieuil-sur-Chize is in the western-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Brieuil-sur-Chize is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brieuil-sur-Chize

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Brieuil-sur-Chize

from Niort (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Brieuil-sur-Chize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chize, Le Vert, Secondigne-sur-Belle, Seligne, Vernoux-sur-Boutonne, Villefollet and Villiers-sur-Chize.

This page in French: Visiter Brieuil-sur-Chize

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