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Brioux sur Boutonne - a bustling market town

Brioux sur Boutonne is a bustling small market town, found in the rural department of the Deux-Sèvres. The River Boutonne runs through the town, enhancing the very picturesque nature of this corner of the Deux-Sèvres.

Providing for most needs

And whilst not a large town, Brioux sur Boutonne has a handy collection of shops for your everyday needs, including an Intermarché supermarket that stocks pretty much everything! All the usual small town shops are present, so you can collect the essential fresh baguettes and croissants every morning from the excellent boulangeries as well as treating yourself to a new hairdo or beauty treatment.

Enjoy the street markets

Meanwhile the traditional street market comes to town every second and fourth Thursday, providing another opportunity to experience a very French way of life. There are plenty of amenities about town too, with schools, services, a public swimming pool and access to various sporting facilities, with a tennis club and an athletics club. It is also not unusual to see groups of pilgrims passing through Brioux sur Boutonne, as the town lies on the ancient pilgrim trail to Santiago de Compostela.

Out and about

The rural Deux-Sèvres is a perfect spot for anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of British life, and to enjoy the great outdoors. The town is surrounded by brilliant golden sunflowers in early summer, and the gently undulating countryside provides a perfect scenic backdrop for walking, cycling or horse-riding. The river that traverses the town is a class one fishing river, well stocked with trout, and fishing permits can be obtained in town at very reasonable rates. Canoe hire is also available, and the calm waters of the Boutonne are ideal for a gentle paddle! The area also boasts several good golf courses.

Explore Niort and the fascinating town of Melle

Places to see in the vicinity include the large town of Niort, the lovely market town of Chef Boutonne, and the fascinating "silver" town of Melle, with three superb Romanesque churches and lovely walking trails.

How to get there

You can fly direct from the UK to Poitiers, La Rochelle or Angoulême. All the airports are served by Ryanair, while La Rochelle is also served by Flybe, EasyJet and Jet2. The TGV train arrives in Niort, just half an hour from Brioux sur Boutonne, providing another easy way to get to the town. The nearest ferry port is that of St Malo, with a drive of around 350 kilometres after disembarking. Brioux sur Boutonne is situated on the D950, with the nearest major road being the A10.

Property prices and availability in and around Brioux sur Boutonne

Now for the good news. Prices in the area are still low in comparison with much of France, so it's a great place to start searching for that dream property. There are some enticing properties currently on the market for some even more enticing prices, with a lovely house and gite (in traditional Charantaise style) for just over 200,000 Euros, or a four-bedroom detached house offered at just 185,000 Euros!

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Brioux sur Boutonne AT A GLANCE

WHERE IS Brioux sur Boutonne?

Brioux sur Boutonne is located in western France. It lies in the south of the Deux-Sèvres department.

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IN THE REGION OF POITOU-CHARENTES

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IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEUX-SÈVRES

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Population: 1,545


Access: By air: Fly direct to Poitiers, Angoulême or La Rochelle. By boat: St Malo is some 350 kilometres away. By road: Brioux sur Boutonne lies on the D950. By rail: There is a TGV stop at Niort, half an hour from the town.


Economy: The economy includes commerce and agriculture.


Interesting fact: Brioux sur Boutonne is notable for its annual fête which incorporates circus, theatre and music into the festivities.

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