Capian tourism and travel guide

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Visit Capian: highlights and tourist information

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Capian is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Capian is 504 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 7 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Capian, 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 Capian in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Capian

Markets in and near Capian

  • Creon: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (8km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (24km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Capian, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Capian, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Capian.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (8km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (21km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (28km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (38km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (45km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (45km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Capian

Canton: Cadillac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33550

Distance to Capian

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 504 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 24 km

from Strasbourg: 752 km

Getting here

Capian 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 Capian from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Cardan, Escoussans, Haux, Langoiran, Laroque, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Madirac, Paillet, Rions, Saint-Genes-de-Lombaud, Saint-Leon, Soulignac, Tabanac, Targon, Villenave-de-Rions and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Capian