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Begles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Musée d'Aquitaine at 3 km from Begles

Visit Begles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée d'Aquitaine at 3 km and Bordeaux at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Begles, 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 Begles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 3 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins...

See Port de Biganos guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


at 43 km (direction west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon...

See Andernos-les-Bains guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village...

See Port de Larros guide

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

Map of places to visit near Begles


Markets in and near Begles

Market days in Begles: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Begles: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (4km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (6km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (10km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (11km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (13km)

More information about Begles, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Begles, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (4km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (20km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (26km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (16km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (21km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (34km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (26km)
  • Domaine de Certes (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (11km)

Geography and distances

Begles is in the south-west of France at 4 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Begles is 501 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Begles

Canton: Bègles

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33130

Distance to Begles

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 501 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 635 km

from Bordeaux: 4 km

from Strasbourg: 759 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 Begles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues-Pres-Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Bouliac, Camblanes-et-Meynac, Carignan-de-Bordeaux, Cenon, Floirac, Gradignan, Latresne, Quinsac, Talence and Villenave-d'Ornon.

This page in French: Visiter Begles

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