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La Bussiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Bussiere in Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 8 km from La Bussiere

Visit La Bussiere: highlights and tourist information

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La Bussiere is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 8 km and Angles-sur-l'Anglin at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Bussiere, 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 Bussiere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Heritage Site at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-east)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical...

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot...

See Montmorillon guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The quiet regional town of Chatellerault has some notable...

See Chatellerault guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


Theme Park at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Futuroscope guide


at 38 km (direction west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting...

See Poitiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village'...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy...

See Le-Dorat guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near La Bussiere


Markets in and near La Bussiere

  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (8km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Preuilly-sur-Claise: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (30km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (30km)
  • Le Grand-Pressigny: market Thursday (32km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (35km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (36km)

More information about La Bussiere, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Bussiere, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (43km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (18km)
  • Laverré (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (31km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (60km)

Geography and distances

La Bussiere is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: La Bussiere is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bussiere

Canton: Saint-Savin

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86310

Distance to La Bussiere

from Poitiers (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 562 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 La Bussiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Puye, Nalliers and Saint-Pierre-de-Maille.

This page in French: Visiter La Bussiere

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