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Gouex tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 16 km from Gouex

Visit Gouex: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 16 km and Chauvigny at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gouex, 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 Gouex in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montmorillon

Montmorillon

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montmorillon guide
Chauvigny

Chauvigny

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chauvigny guide
Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction north-east)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide
Nouaille-Maupertuis

Nouaille-Maupertuis

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide
 
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Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 35 km (direction south), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Poitiers

Poitiers

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

Poitiers is a nice town with lots of interesting sites, including...

See Poitiers guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval...

See Bellac guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 39 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge...

See Confolens guide
Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Angles-sur-l'Anglin

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is...

See Mortemart guide
Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Theme Park at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Futuroscope guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been...

See Montrol-Senard guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Roche-Posay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gouex

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Markets in and near Gouex

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (26km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Poitiers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (37km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (41km)
  • Jaunay-Clan: market Friday (43km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (44km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (47km)
  • Neuville-de-Poitou: market Thursday & Sunday (49km)

More information about Gouex, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gouex, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (15km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (27km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Laverré (29km)
  • Touffou (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Etangs de la Brenne (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gouex is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Gouex is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouex

Canton: Lussac-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86320

Distance to Gouex

from Poitiers (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 585 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 Gouex from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lussac-les-Chateaux, Mazerolles, Persac and Queaux.

This page in French: Visiter Gouex

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