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Gouzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gouzon in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 27 km from Gouzon

Visit Gouzon: highlights and tourist information

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Gouzon is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Tourist classifications for Gouzon include "village d'etape".

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 27 km and Montlucon at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gouzon, 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 Gouzon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced...

See Aubusson guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries...

See Montlucon guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting...

See Culan guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to...

See La Chatre guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of...

See Herisson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a popular...

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived...

See Nohant-Vic guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gouzon


Markets in and near Gouzon

  • Boussac: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (27km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (30km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (35km)

More information about Gouzon, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Gouzon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Gouzon is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Gouzon is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gouzon

Canton: Jarnages

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23230

Distance to Gouzon

from Gueret (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 483 km

from Bordeaux: 266 km

from Strasbourg: 493 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gouzon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Celle-sous-Gouzon, Pierrefitte and Trois-Fonds.

This page in French: Visiter Gouzon

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