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Cambes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cambes in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 13 km from Cambes

Visit Cambes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 13 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cambes, 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 Cambes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
 
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Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 15 km (direction north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found...

See La Reole guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Port de Biganos guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 43 km (direction east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you...

See Pellegrue guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

See Montcaret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cambes

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Markets in and near Cambes

  • Creon: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (11km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (12km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (15km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (16km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (18km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (19km)

More information about Cambes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cambes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (5km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (23km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (27km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (36km)
  • Domaine de Certes (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cambes is in the south-west of France at 15 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cambes is 506 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cambes

Canton: Créon

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33880

Distance to Cambes

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 506 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 15 km

from Strasbourg: 758 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 Cambes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayguemorte-les-Graves, Baurech, Beautiran, Cadaujac, Camblanes-et-Meynac, Castres-Gironde, Cenac, Isle-Saint-Georges, La Brede, Langoiran, Latresne, Le Tourne, Madirac, Portets, Quinsac, Sadirac, Saint-Caprais-de-Bordeaux, Saint-Medard-d'Eyrans and Tabanac.

This page in French: Visiter Cambes

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