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Cantenac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cantenac: highlights and tourist information

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Cantenac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cantenac is 483 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Cantenac


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)

Geography and distances

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

Cantenac 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 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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