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Cantenac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantenac in Gironde

Photo is of Margaux at 2 km from Cantenac

Visit Cantenac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Margaux at 2 km and Blaye at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cantenac, 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 Cantenac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Margaux

Margaux

at 2 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the...

See Pauillac guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most...

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 29 km (direction north-west)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

See Vertheuil guide
Carcans

Carcans

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west)

Although small, Carcans-Plage is one of our favourite beach...

See Carcans guide
Lacanau

Lacanau

at 34 km (direction west)

The resort of Lcanau Ocean is the most important...

See Lacanau guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Hourtin

Hourtin

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has the...

See Hourtin guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

at 38 km (direction north-west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cantenac

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Markets in and near Cantenac

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (11km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (13km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (16km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (17km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (18km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (19km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (22km)

More information about Cantenac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cantenac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (12km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (22km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (39km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (11km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (41km)
  • 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 (48km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (56km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cantenac is in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cantenac is 483 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantenac

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33460

Distance to Cantenac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 483 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 22 km

from Strasbourg: 751 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 Cantenac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcins, Arsac, Bayon-sur-Gironde, Comps, Gauriac, Labarde, Ludon-Medoc, Macau, Margaux and Soussans.

This page in French: Visiter Cantenac

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