Blaye travel guide
Visit Blaye: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Blaye travel guide
Location: Blaye is situated in the Gironde department (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 33 km from Bordeaux, the department capital. (General information: Blaye is 473 km from Paris and 674 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Blaye: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Blaye: these include Margaux at 10 km and Pauillac at 10 km. Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) is a listed heritage site at 0 km and Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) is a listed heritage site at 2 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Blaye, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Blaye
Bordeaux Waterfront 33km
Cap Ferret 53km
Note that all distances from Blaye shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Blaye holidays and travel
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Markets near Blaye
- Blaye: market every Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
- Castelnau-de-Medoc: market every Sunday (15km)
- Cavignac: market every Thursday (22km)
- Blanquefort: market every Saturday (24km)
- Ambares-et-Lagrave: market every Friday & (26km)
- Montendre: market every Thursday (27km)
- Eysines: market every Sunday (27km)
- Bruges: market every Saturday (27km)
- Bassens: market every Sunday (28km)
- Carbon-Blanc: market every Thursday (29km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Blaye and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Blaye map below.
Heritage Site Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (0km); Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (2km); Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (4km); Bordeaux basilique Saint-Seurin (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km); Bordeaux Port (33km); Bordeaux cathédrale Saint-André (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (33km); Bordeaux basilique Saint-Michel (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km); Saint-Emilion (48km); La Sauve église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (48km); La Sauve Majeure abbaye (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)
National Monument Cave Pair-non-Pair (16km); Pey-Berland Tower (33km); Sauve-Majeure Abbey (49km)
Recommended Detour Jonzac (40km)
Religious Monument Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (48km)
Remarkable Garden Parc du château Lanessan (5km); Jardin du Fond de l’or (32km); Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (34km); Jardins du château de Vayres (38km)
Town Of Art And History Bordeaux (33km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (36km)
Map of places to visit near Blaye & Location Information
Distance to Blaye
from Bordeaux (local prefecture): 33 km
from Paris: 473 km
from Calais: 674 km
from Nice: 649 km
from Bordeaux: 33 km
from Strasbourg: 746 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Blaye): Berson, Cars, Cussac-Fort-Medoc, Fours, Lamarque, Mazion, Plassac, Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse, Saint-Genes-de-Blaye, Saint-Martin-Lacaussade, Saint-Paul, Saint-Seurin-de-Cursac and Villeneuve.
Gironde is in the south-west of France. Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Blaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Blaye