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Dampierre-sur-Boutonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dampierre-sur-Boutonne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km from Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

Visit Dampierre-sur-Boutonne: highlights and tourist information

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Dampierre-sur-Boutonne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Melle

Melle

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
 
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Niort

Niort

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 29 km (direction south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 40 km (direction south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive...

See Saintes guide
Tusson

Tusson

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

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

See Tusson guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of...

See Maillezais abbey guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional watermill...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, France

What to do at Dampierre-sur-Boutonne? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Dampierre-sur-Boutonne is in the west of France at 58 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Dampierre-sur-Boutonne is 373 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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