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Gibourne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gibourne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 17 km from Gibourne

Visit Gibourne: highlights and tourist information

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Gibourne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 17 km and Cognac at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gibourne, 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 Gibourne 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 17 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 27 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 29 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 29 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
 
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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Melle

Melle

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 35 km (direction north-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
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 41 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Pons

Pons

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gibourne

 
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Markets in and near Gibourne

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (7km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (10km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Melle: market Friday (35km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (39km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)

Hotels near Gibourne

More information about Gibourne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gibourne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (32km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (29km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (35km)
  • La Roche Courbon (39km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (44km)
  • Logis de Forge (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)
  • Forêt de Benon (47km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gibourne is in the west of France at 70 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Gibourne is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gibourne

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Gibourne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 647 km

from Bordeaux: 124 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 Gibourne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnizeau, Cherbonnieres, La Brousse, Le Gicq, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Loire-sur-Nie, Nere, Saint-Martin-de-Juillers and Saint-Pierre-de-Juillers.

This page in French: Visiter Gibourne

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