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Visit Guimps: highlights and tourist information

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Guimps is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Guimps is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 7 km and Jonzac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guimps, 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 Guimps 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 Guimps


Markets in and near Guimps

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (24km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (27km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (31km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (43km)

More information about Guimps, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Guimps, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (12km)
  • Logis de Forge (30km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (36km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (55km)
  • La Roche Courbon (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (27km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (29km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (30km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Guimps

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Guimps

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 629 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 75 km

from Strasbourg: 697 km

Getting here

Guimps 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 Guimps from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthenac, Barret, Brie-sous-Archiac, Lagarde-sur-le-Ne, Lamerac, Montchaude, Reignac, Saint-Ciers-Champagne, Saint-Eugene and Saint-Maigrin.

This page in French: Visiter Guimps

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