Brux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ruffec at 23 km from Brux

Visit Brux: highlights and tourist information

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Brux is situated in the Vienne 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 Brux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 23 km and Melle at 26 km.

Brux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ruffec

Ruffec

at 23 km (direction south), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of the 12th...

See Ruffec guide
Melle

Melle

at 26 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 26 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of 12th century...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 28 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Tusson

Tusson

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

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

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

See Bayers guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 35 km (direction north-east)

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint Junien...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including the 12th century...

See Poitiers guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of an ancient...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain and some...

See Confolens guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

Futuroscope is one of the most popular attractions in France!...

See Futuroscope guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 51 km (direction north-east)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when visiting Chauvigny...

See Chauvigny guide

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Markets in and near Brux

  • Chaunay: market Monday (4km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (13km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (24km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Melle: market Friday (26km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Brux, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (19km)
  • Sanxay (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (12km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (18km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (26km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (26km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (51km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (23km)
  • Laverré (26km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (26km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (35km)
  • La Guyonnière (50km)
  • Touffou (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (7km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brux is in the west of France at 40 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Brux is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brux

Canton: Couhé

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86510

Distance to Brux

from Poitiers (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Brux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzay, Champagne-le-Sec and Chaunay.

This page in French: Visiter Brux