Cars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cars: highlights and tourist information

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Cars is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cars is 472 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 3 km and Margaux at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cars, 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 Cars 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 Cars

Markets in and near Cars

  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (18km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (24km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (25km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (27km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (27km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (27km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Cars, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cars, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (9km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (29km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (10km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (38km)
  • Pointe de Grave (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cars

Canton: Blaye

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33390

Distance to Cars

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 472 km

from Calais: 673 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 32 km

from Strasbourg: 743 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berson, Blaye, Campugnan, Fours, Generac, Mazion, Mombrier, Plassac, Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse, Saint-Genes-de-Blaye, Saint-Martin-Lacaussade, Saint-Paul, Saint-Seurin-de-Cursac, Saint-Trojan, Samonac, Teuillac and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Cars