Sainte-Foy-la-Grande tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Foy-la-Grande in Gironde

Visit Sainte-Foy-la-Grande: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval centre with several houses of interest

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande. For detailed visitor information see the Sainte-Foy-la-Grande travel guide

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is situated in the Gironde, Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 63 km from Bordeaux, the department capital. (General information: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is 475 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pellegrue at 16 km and Duras at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sainte-Foy-la-Grande 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 Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Markets in and near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Local markets

  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (21km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (24km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (24km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (29km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions to visit near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, 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 Sainte-Foy-la-Grande and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (27km) [Map]
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (30km) [Map]
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (54km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (54km) [Map]
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (54km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (9km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (24km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (27km) [Map]
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (37km) [Map]
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (37km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (43km) [Map]
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (46km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Malle (51km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Canton: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 33220

Distance to Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 63 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande 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 Sainte-Foy-la-Grande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sainte-Foy-la-Grande): Eynesse, Fougueyrolles, La Roquille, Le Fleix, Ligueux, Nastringues, Pineuilh, Razac-de-Saussignac, Saint-Andre-et-Appelles, Saint-Antoine-de-Breuilh, Saint-Avit-Saint-Nazaire and Saint-Philippe-du-Seignal.

This page in French: Visitez Sainte-Foy-la-Grande