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Blanquefort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blanquefort in Gironde

Photo is of Bordeaux-Chartrons at 9 km from Blanquefort

Visit Blanquefort: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bordeaux-Chartrons at 9 km and Bordeaux Waterfront at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Blanquefort, 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 Blanquefort in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Libourne guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Lacanau guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcans guide


Heritage Site at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Port de Biganos guide

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Map of places to visit near Blanquefort


Markets in and near Blanquefort

Market days in Blanquefort: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (0km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (3km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (4km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (9km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (10km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (12km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (16km)

More information about Blanquefort, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Blanquefort, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (10km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (17km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (30km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (29km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (14km)
  • Domaine de Certes (39km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (49km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (13km)

Geography and distances

Blanquefort is in the south-west of France at 10 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Blanquefort is 493 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blanquefort

Canton: Blanquefort

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33290

Distance to Blanquefort

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 493 km

from Calais: 696 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 10 km

from Strasbourg: 757 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 Blanquefort from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruges, Eysines, Le Bouscat, Le Haillan, Le Pian-Medoc, Le Taillan-Medoc and Parempuyre.

This page in French: Visiter Blanquefort

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