Carbon-Blanc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carbon-Blanc in Gironde

Photo is of Les Bassins des Lumieres at 5 km from Carbon-Blanc

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Carbon-Blanc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Bassins des Lumieres at 5 km and Bordeaux-Chartrons at 7 km.

Carbon-Blanc, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 8 km (direction south-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to this lovely...

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Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 8 km (direction south-west)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic old town....

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Musée d\'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 9 km (direction south-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting in France...

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Libourne guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 21 km (direction north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from...

See Margaux guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed as a...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel and fortifications...

See Blaye guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 39 km (direction north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine chateaux such...

See Pauillac guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval plan almost...

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Markets in and near Carbon-Blanc

Market days in Carbon-Blanc: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (0km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (1km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (4km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (8km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (9km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (10km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (11km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Carbon-Blanc, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (23km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (25km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (18km)
  • Domaine de Certes (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Carbon-Blanc is in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Carbon-Blanc is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carbon-Blanc

Canton: Carbon-Blanc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33560

Distance to Carbon-Blanc

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 696 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 8 km

from Strasbourg: 750 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 Carbon-Blanc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambares-et-Lagrave, Artigues-Pres-Bordeaux, Bassens, Cenon, Lormont, Pompignac, Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand, Sainte-Eulalie, Tresses and Yvrac.

This page in French: Visiter Carbon-Blanc