Bassens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bassens: highlights and tourist information

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Bassens is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Bassens is 491 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Bassens

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Bassens 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 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