Blanquefort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blanquefort in Gironde

Photo is of Les Bassins des Lumieres at 8 km from Blanquefort

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Blanquefort in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Bassins des Lumieres at 8 km and Bordeaux-Chartrons at 9 km.

Blanquefort, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 9 km (direction south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 9 km (direction south-east)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to this lovely...

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 collection of fine art...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
 
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Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 10 km (direction south-east)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic old town....

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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 times....

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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 some very impressive examples of...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Libourne guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pauillac guide
Lacanau

Lacanau

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Lacanau guide
Carcans

Carcans

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

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

See Carcans guide

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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)

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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)
 
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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