Brion-Pres-Thouet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thouars at 8 km from Brion-Pres-Thouet

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Brion-Pres-Thouet 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 Brion-Pres-Thouet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 8 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 10 km.

Brion-Pres-Thouet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 10 km (direction north-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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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 23 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 25 km (direction north-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 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 27 km (direction east-north-east), 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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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

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at 28 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...

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 35 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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at 36 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 du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 39 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 Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

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

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

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Markets in and near Brion-Pres-Thouet

  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (8km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (18km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Airvault: market Saturday (25km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (26km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Brion-Pres-Thouet, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (10km)
  • Loudun (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (18km)

Geography and distances

Brion-Pres-Thouet is in the western-centre of France at 83 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Brion-Pres-Thouet is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brion-Pres-Thouet

Canton: Thouars 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Bressuire

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79290

Distance to Brion-Pres-Thouet

from Niort (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 248 km

from Strasbourg: 616 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 Brion-Pres-Thouet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigne, Argenton-l'Eglise, Louzy, Saint-Cyr-la-Lande, Saint-Martin-de-Macon, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay, Sainte-Verge and Tourtenay.

This page in French: Visiter Brion-Pres-Thouet