Ambares-et-Lagrave tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ambares-et-Lagrave: highlights and tourist information

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Ambares-et-Lagrave is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Ambares-et-Lagrave is 487 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bordeaux-Chartrons at 11 km and Bordeaux Waterfront at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ambares-et-Lagrave, 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 Ambares-et-Lagrave in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ambares-et-Lagrave

Markets in and near Ambares-et-Lagrave

Market days in Ambares-et-Lagrave: weekly market: Friday &;

  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (0km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (4km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (4km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (10km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (12km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (12km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Ambares-et-Lagrave, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ambares-et-Lagrave, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ambares-et-Lagrave.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (26km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (28km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (16km)
  • Domaine de Certes (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ambares-et-Lagrave

Canton: Carbon-Blanc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33440

Distance to Ambares-et-Lagrave

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 487 km

from Calais: 692 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 12 km

from Strasbourg: 747 km

Getting here

Ambares-et-Lagrave 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 Ambares-et-Lagrave from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassens, Carbon-Blanc, Cubzac-les-Ponts, Lormont, Montussan, Saint-Loubes, Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Sainte-Eulalie and Yvrac.

This page in French: Visiter Ambares-et-Lagrave