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Bassens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bordeaux-Chartrons at 7 km from Bassens

Visit Bassens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bordeaux-Chartrons at 7 km and Bordeaux Waterfront at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bassens, 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 Bassens in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 7 km (direction south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
 
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Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 20 km (direction north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because...

See Margaux guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Libourne guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 38 km (direction north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for...

See Pauillac guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Lacanau

Lacanau

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Lacanau guide
Carcans

Carcans

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bassens

 
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Markets in and near Bassens

Market days in Bassens: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Bassens: market Sunday (0km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (1km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (4km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (7km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (9km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (9km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (11km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (16km)

More information about Bassens, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Bassens, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (8km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (15km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (22km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (24km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (26km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (17km)
  • Domaine de Certes (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bassens is in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Bassens is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bassens

Canton: Lormont

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33530

Distance to Bassens

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 695 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 8 km

from Strasbourg: 751 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 Bassens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambares-et-Lagrave, Artigues-Pres-Bordeaux, Carbon-Blanc, Cenon, Lormont, Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Sainte-Eulalie, Tresses and Yvrac.

This page in French: Visiter Bassens

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