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Gouzon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Creuse

Gouzon: Gosum, Gosonnium, Gosom, Gozonium, Gouson, and finally Goson Gouzon since 1561.

Before the Roman conquest, the country's dependence on Walk Lemovices. Later, she expands the country Combrailles. Gouzon then formed with a surrounding enclave in Bourbonnais Combraille.

The first known lord of the barony of Gouzon is Goson of Alard.

In 1279, Guy de Gouzon gave rise to bills of franchises that were confirmed November 16, 1337 by Louis de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbon, Count of Clermont and the March.

According to the charter franchise, are reported GOUZON "frank good man, free from Guetz, Harbans and chores.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.1916640 (N 46° 11’ 30”)
Longitude2.2368020 (E 2° 14’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 366m to 476m
Surface area50.03 km²
Population1598 inhabitants
Density31 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGuéret (32 km, 26 min)
Insee code23093
IntercommunalityCC du Carrefour des Quatre Provinces

Nearest cities & towns

La Celle-sous-Gouzon4.3 km (8 min)
Trois-Fonds6.2 km (8 min)
Gouzougnat6.2 km (9 min)
Pierrefitte7.6 km (9 min)
Saint-Loup7.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Chabrais7.9 km (9 min)
Parsac8.6 km (9 min)
Saint-Dizier-la-Tour9.6 km (16 min)
Auge9.7 km (11 min)
Lussat9.7 km (11 min)
Saint-Julien-le-Châtel10 km (13 min)
Chénérailles10.5 km (10 min)
Domeyrot10.9 km (17 min)
Bord-Saint-Georges11.2 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Market on Tuesdays.

Flea market July 14.

Patronal feast on the penultimate weekend of July.

Indoor flea market on the third Sunday of October.

Fair on November 11.


The Church Square
The Church Square
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The Church
The Church
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The golf Jonchère
The golf Jonchère
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Fresco Carolingian church Forges
Fresco Carolingian church Forges
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Pond at the Landes Lussat: remarkable site.

Educational farm in Edge-Saint-Georges.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit of the paint shop The Brézentine
Arts and CraftsFreeDun-le-Palestel (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Voueize Gorges
HikeEasy2h00Chambon-sur-Voueize (14.6 km)
Lamy Wood Circuit
HikeEasy3h00Moutier-Malcard (32 km)
Verger Gorges
HikeEasy1h30Bourganeuf (46 km)
Tour of Hérisson’s medieval town
Village visitEasy1h00Hérisson (51 km)
Around the lake
Village visitEasy1h00Servant (54 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals