Ambes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ambes: highlights and tourist information

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Ambes is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Ambes is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 12 km and Blaye at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ambes, 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 Ambes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ambes

Markets in and near Ambes

  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (10km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (12km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (13km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (13km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (20km)

More information about Ambes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ambes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (4km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (20km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (32km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (16km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (36km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (7km)
  • Domaine de Certes (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ambes

Canton: Lormont

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33810

Distance to Ambes

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 637 km

from Bordeaux: 20 km

from Strasbourg: 745 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bayon-sur-Gironde, Bourg, Lansac, Ludon-Medoc, Prignac-et-Marcamps, Saint-Gervais, Saint-Laurent-d'Arce, Saint-Seurin-de-Bourg and Tauriac.

This page in French: Visiter Ambes