Gurat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gurat: highlights and tourist information

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Gurat is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Gurat is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 6 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gurat, 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 Gurat 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 Gurat

Markets in and near Gurat

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (25km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (26km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (31km)

More information about Gurat, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gurat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (30km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (38km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (18km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gurat

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Gurat

from Angouleme (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 587 km

from Bordeaux: 93 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzaguet-Saint-Cybard, Champagne-et-Fontaine, Juillaguet, La Chapelle-Gresignac, Ronsenac, Salles-Lavalette, Vaux-Lavalette, Vendoire and Villebois-Lavalette.

This page in French: Visiter Gurat