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Ambares-et-Lagrave tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ambares-et-Lagrave in Gironde

Photo is of Bordeaux-Chartrons at 11 km from Ambares-et-Lagrave

Visit Ambares-et-Lagrave: highlights and tourist information

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Ambares-et-Lagrave is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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!



at 11 km (direction south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 12 km (direction south-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting...

See Bordeaux guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 12 km (direction south-west)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 12 km (direction south-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide


at 19 km (direction east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 22 km (direction south-east)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some very impressive...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

See Blaye guide


Heritage Site at 27 km (direction east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed...

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


National Monument at 44 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

See Montcaret guide


at 45 km (direction north-west)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

See Vertheuil guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gironde

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

What to do at Ambares-et-Lagrave? 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

Ambares-et-Lagrave is in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Ambares-et-Lagrave is 487 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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