Gouex tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouex in Vienne

Visit Gouex: highlights and tourist information

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Gouex is situated in the Vienne department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Gouex is 304 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Gouex

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

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

  • Brenne (54km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Gouex is in the west of France. 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