Libourne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Libourne in Gironde

Visit Libourne: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of Libourne to be quite interesting to explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Libourne. For detailed visitor information see the Libourne travel guide

Libourne is situated in the Gironde, Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 28 km from Bordeaux, the department capital. (General information: Libourne is 480 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 18 km and Montcaret at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Libourne, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Libourne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Libourne

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Markets in and near Libourne

Local markets

  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (17km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (20km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Libourne, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions to visit near Libourne, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Libourne and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (7km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (15km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (6km) [Map]
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (9km) [Map]
  • Jardins du Sardy (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (29km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Grenade (34km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Malle (40km) [Map]
  • Parc du château Lanessan (44km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (32km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (38km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Libourne

Canton: Libourne

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 33500

Distance to Libourne

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 28 km

from Strasbourg: 732 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Libourne): Arveyres, Fronsac, La Riviere, Lalande-de-Pomerol, Les Billaux, Neac, Pomerol, Saillans, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac, Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visitez Libourne