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Le Gicq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Gicq in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 22 km from Le Gicq

Visit Le Gicq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 22 km and Tusson at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Gicq, 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 Le Gicq in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 24 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 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
 
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Melle

Melle

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

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 34 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
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 34 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
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 34 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

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

See Bayers guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

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

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Angouleme guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre...

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Gicq

 
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Markets in and near Le Gicq

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (9km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (13km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Melle: market Friday (33km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (35km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (41km)

Hotels near Le Gicq

More information about Le Gicq, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Le Gicq, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (36km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (42km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)
  • La Roche Courbon (44km)
  • Logis de Forge (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (25km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Forêt de Benon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (26km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Gicq is in the west of France at 75 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Le Gicq is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Gicq

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Le Gicq

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Le Gicq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnizeau, Bazauges, Beauvais-sur-Matha, Cresse, Fontaine-Chalendray, Gibourne, Gourvillette, Les Touches-de-Perigny, Loire-sur-Nie, Nere and Seigne.

This page in French: Visiter Le Gicq

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