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Gourvillette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tusson at 23 km from Gourvillette

Visit Gourvillette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 23 km and Cognac at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gourvillette, 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 Gourvillette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 23 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
 
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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

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

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

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

See Bayers guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 35 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Melle

Melle

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting...

See Angouleme guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 38 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
Pons

Pons

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gourvillette

 
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Markets in and near Gourvillette

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (8km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (17km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (28km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (37km)
  • Melle: market Friday (37km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (39km)

More information about Gourvillette, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gourvillette, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (30km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (49km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (23km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (37km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (42km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (22km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)
  • Forêt de Benon (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (31km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gourvillette is in the west of France at 78 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Gourvillette is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourvillette

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17490

Distance to Gourvillette

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 Gourvillette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazauges, Beauvais-sur-Matha, Bresdon, Cresse, Haimps, Le Gicq, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Massac, Saint-Ouen and Sonnac.

This page in French: Visiter Gourvillette

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