Brioux-sur-Boutonne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brioux-sur-Boutonne: highlights and tourist information

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Brioux-sur-Boutonne is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Brioux-sur-Boutonne is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 11 km and Niort at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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Map of places to visit near Brioux-sur-Boutonne

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)

More information about Brioux-sur-Boutonne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Brioux-sur-Boutonne, France

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

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

Brioux-sur-Boutonne is in the western-centre of France. 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