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Cardan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cardan in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 10 km from Cardan

Visit Cardan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 10 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cardan, 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 Cardan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we...

See La Reole guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 26 km (direction north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 33 km (direction east)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley,...

See Monsegur guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 33 km (direction east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when...

See Pellegrue guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a...

See Montcaret guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cardan

 
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Markets in and near Cardan

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (5km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (21km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (26km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Cardan, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (8km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (31km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (40km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (44km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cardan is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cardan is 507 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cardan

Canton: Cadillac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33410

Distance to Cardan

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 507 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 25 km

from Strasbourg: 754 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 Cardan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Beguey, Cadillac, Capian, Cerons, Donzac, Escoussans, Haux, Langoiran, Laroque, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Monprimblanc, Omet, Paillet, Podensac, Rions, Soulignac, Tabanac, Targon, Villenave-de-Rions and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Cardan

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