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Canejan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Musée des Beaux Arts at 10 km from Canejan

Visit Canejan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée des Beaux Arts at 10 km and Bordeaux at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Canejan, 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 Canejan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 10 km (direction north-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 north-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 11 km (direction north-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Port de Biganos guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Margaux guide


at 35 km (direction west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon in...

See Andernos-les-Bains guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village...

See Port de Larros guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Blaye guide
Arcachon Ville d'Automne

Arcachon Ville d'Automne

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

The Ville d'Automne is the eastern part of Arcachon,...

See Arcachon Ville d'Automne guide
Parc Mauresque

Parc Mauresque

Garden at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The Parc Mauresque is a large parc and garden in...

See Parc Mauresque guide

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

Map of places to visit near Canejan


Markets in and near Canejan

  • Cestas: market Sunday (4km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (4km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (5km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (10km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (14km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (17km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Canejan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Canejan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (10km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (27km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (30km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (31km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (36km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (30km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (31km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (42km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (43km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (6km)

Geography and distances

Canejan is in the south-west of France at 10 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Canejan is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canejan

Canton: Gradignan

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33610

Distance to Canejan

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 10 km

from Strasbourg: 768 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 Canejan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cestas, Gradignan, Leognan, Pessac and Talence.

This page in French: Visiter Canejan

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