Dampierre-sur-Boutonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dampierre-sur-Boutonne in Charente-Maritime

Visit Dampierre-sur-Boutonne: highlights and tourist information

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Dampierre-sur-Boutonne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 58 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Dampierre-sur-Boutonne is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km and Surgeres at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dampierre-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 Dampierre-sur-Boutonne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

Markets in and near Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (8km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (24km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (26km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (34km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Benet: market Monday (36km)

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

Tourist attractions near Dampierre-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 Dampierre-sur-Boutonne.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (36km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)
  • La Roche Courbon (40km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (32km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (39km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (9km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17470

Distance to Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 675 km

Getting here

Dampierre-sur-Boutonne is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Dampierre-sur-Boutonne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnay, Blanzay-sur-Boutonne, Boisserolles, Chize, Coivert, La Jarrie-Audouin, Le Vert, Saint-Etienne-la-Cigogne, Saint-Martial and Saint-Severin-sur-Boutonne.

This page in French: Visiter Dampierre-sur-Boutonne