Brioux-sur-Boutonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Melle at 11 km from Brioux-sur-Boutonne

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Brioux-sur-Boutonne 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 Brioux-sur-Boutonne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 11 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 11 km.

Brioux-sur-Boutonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction 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 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Niort guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 41 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide


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

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Markets in and near Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Market days in Brioux-sur-Boutonne: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (0km)
  • Melle: market Friday (11km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (26km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole: market Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Brioux-sur-Boutonne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Sanxay (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (42km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (53km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (11km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (32km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (40km)
  • Laverré (54km)
  • La Roche Courbon (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (13km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (41km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (58km)

Geography and distances

Brioux-sur-Boutonne is in the western-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Brioux-sur-Boutonne is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Canton: Brioux-sur-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79170

Distance to Brioux-sur-Boutonne

from Niort (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Brioux-sur-Boutonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-en-Poitou, Cherigne, Ensigne, Juille, Luche-sur-Brioux, Lusseray, Paizay-le-Tort, Perigne, Seligne, Vernoux-sur-Boutonne and Villefollet.

This page in French: Visiter Brioux-sur-Boutonne


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