Arcins tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arcins: highlights and tourist information

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Arcins is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 29 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Arcins is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 5 km and Blaye at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arcins, 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 Arcins 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 Arcins

Markets in and near Arcins

  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (8km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (19km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (23km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (25km)
  • Carcans: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (25km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (26km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Arcins, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arcins, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (5km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (38km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (48km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (10km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (44km)
  • Domaine de Certes (49km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (55km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (30km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arcins

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33460

Distance to Arcins

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 29 km

from Strasbourg: 753 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avensan, Cantenac, Castelnau-de-Medoc, Cussac-Fort-Medoc, Lamarque, Listrac-Medoc, Margaux, Moulis-en-Medoc and Soussans.

This page in French: Visiter Arcins