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Arsac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arsac in Gironde

Photo is of Margaux at 5 km from Arsac

Visit Arsac: highlights and tourist information

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Arsac is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 5 km and Blaye at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arsac, 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 Arsac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Margaux guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Blaye guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pauillac guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Although small, Carcans-Plage is one of our favourite beach...

See Carcans guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vertheuil guide


at 31 km (direction west)

The resort of Lcanau Ocean is the most important coastal...

See Lacanau guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has...

See Hourtin guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Libourne guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arsac


Markets in and near Arsac

  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (9km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (10km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (14km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (18km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (18km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (19km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (20km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Arsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arsac, France

What to do at Arsac? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Arsac.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (16km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (20km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (39km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (13km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (39km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (8km)
  • Domaine de Certes (43km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (51km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (21km)

Geography and distances

Arsac is in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Arsac is 487 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arsac

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33460

Distance to Arsac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 487 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 20 km

from Strasbourg: 756 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 Arsac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avensan, Cantenac, Labarde, Le Pian-Medoc and Margaux.

This page in French: Visiter Arsac

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