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La Brousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Brousse in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 15 km from La Brousse

Visit La Brousse: highlights and tourist information

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La Brousse is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 68 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Brousse is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 15 km and Cognac at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Brousse, 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 La Brousse 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 La Brousse


Markets in and near La Brousse

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (4km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (37km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (39km)
  • Melle: market Friday (41km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (45km)

More information about La Brousse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Brousse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (23km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (34km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (34km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)
  • Logis de Forge (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (37km)
  • Forêt de Benon (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Brousse

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to La Brousse

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 118 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

La Brousse 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 La Brousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aujac, Aumagne, Authon-Ebeon, Bagnizeau, Blanzac-les-Matha, Courcerac, Gibourne, Matha, Thors and Varaize.

This page in French: Visiter La Brousse

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