Baron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 6 km from Baron

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Baron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 6 km and Libourne at 12 km.

Baron, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


Heritage Site at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide


at 21 km (direction west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 21 km (direction west)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic old town....

See Bordeaux Cathedral guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


National Monument at 30 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide


at 32 km (direction east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you are visiting...

See Pellegrue guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 33 km (direction south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found La Reole...

See La Reole guide

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Markets in and near Baron

  • Creon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (18km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (18km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (21km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Baron, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (9km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (17km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (29km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (34km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (46km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (51km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (30km)

Geography and distances

Baron is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Baron is 492 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baron

Canton: Branne

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33750

Distance to Baron

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 492 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 21 km

from Strasbourg: 743 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 Baron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beychac-et-Caillau, Blesignac, Cadarsac, Camarsac, Camiac-et-Saint-Denis, Creon, Croignon, Cursan, Daignac, Dardenac, Espiet, Genissac, La Sauve, Le Pout, Nerigean, Saint-Germain-du-Puch, Saint-Quentin-de-Baron and Tizac-de-Curton.

This page in French: Visiter Baron