Bourg tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bourg: highlights and tourist information

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Bourg is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Bourg is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 9 km and Blaye at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourg, 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 Bourg 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 Bourg

Markets in and near Bourg

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (14km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (15km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (16km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (17km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (18km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (19km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Bourg, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Bourg, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bourg.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (4km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (23km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (36km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (16km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (40km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (42km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (4km)
  • Domaine de Certes (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (29km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg

Canton: Bourg

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33710

Distance to Bourg

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 23 km

from Strasbourg: 744 km

Getting here

Bourg 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 Bourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambes, Bayon-sur-Gironde, Comps, Gauriac, Lansac, Macau, Mombrier, Prignac-et-Marcamps, Pugnac, Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse, Saint-Seurin-de-Bourg, Saint-Trojan, Samonac, Tauriac, Teuillac and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg