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Chef-Boutonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chef-Boutonne in Deux-Sevres

Photo is of Melle at 14 km from Chef-Boutonne

Visit Chef-Boutonne: highlights and tourist information

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Chef-Boutonne is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 14 km and Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chef-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 Chef-Boutonne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Melle

Melle

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 27 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
Bayers

Bayers

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Niort

Niort

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 41 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

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

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town,...

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside...

See Cognac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chef-Boutonne

 
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Markets in and near Chef-Boutonne

Market days in Chef-Boutonne: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (0km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (14km)
  • Melle: market Friday (14km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (21km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (24km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (28km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Chef-Boutonne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (37km)
  • Sanxay (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (58km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (22km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (28km)
  • Laverré (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (25km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chef-Boutonne is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Chef-Boutonne is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chef-Boutonne

Canton: Chef-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 79110

Distance to Chef-Boutonne

from Niort (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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 Chef-Boutonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardilleux, Aubigne, Bouin, Crezieres, Gournay-Loize, Hanc, La Bataille, Les Alleuds, Loubigne, Melleran, Sompt and Tillou.

This page in French: Visiter Chef-Boutonne

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