Gibourne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gibourne in Charente-Maritime

Visit Gibourne: highlights and tourist information

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Gibourne is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 70 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Gibourne is 382 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Gibourne

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)

More information about Gibourne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gibourne, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Gibourne 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 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