Gourvillette tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gourvillette: highlights and tourist information

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Gourvillette is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 78 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Gourvillette is 382 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Gourvillette

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Gourvillette 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 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