Gourville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourville in Charente

Visit Gourville: highlights and tourist information

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Gourville is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Gourville is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 13 km and Saint-Simon at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gourville, 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 Gourville 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

Map of places to visit near Gourville

Markets in and near Gourville

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (25km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (31km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Gourville, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gourville, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gourville.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (45km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (48km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (13km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (32km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (33km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)
  • Forêt de Pons (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourville

Canton: Rouillac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16170

Distance to Gourville

from Angouleme (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 661 km

Getting here

Gourville is in the west of France. Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Gourville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auge-Saint-Medard, Bignac, Bonneville, Genac, La Chapelle, Marcillac-Lanville, Mons, Montigne and Rouillac.

This page in French: Visiter Gourville