Cambes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cambes in Gironde

Visit Cambes: highlights and tourist information

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Cambes is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 15 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cambes is 506 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Cambes

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Cambes 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 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