Barsac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Barsac: highlights and tourist information

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Barsac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 33 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Barsac is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 18 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barsac, 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 Barsac 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 Barsac

Markets in and near Barsac

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (3km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (21km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (26km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (29km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Barsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Barsac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Malle (5km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (13km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (32km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (39km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (39km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (39km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Barsac

Canton: Podensac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33720

Distance to Barsac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 723 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 33 km

from Strasbourg: 758 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beguey, Cadillac, Cerons, Donzac, Gabarnac, Illats, Laroque, Loupiac, Monprimblanc, Omet, Podensac, Preignac, Pujols-sur-Ciron, Saint-Maixant, Sainte-Croix-du-Mont, Toulenne and Verdelais.

This page in French: Visiter Barsac