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Castres-Gironde tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 13 km from Castres-Gironde

Visit Castres-Gironde: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 13 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Castres-Gironde, 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 Castres-Gironde 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 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


Heritage Site at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Reole guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Pellegrue guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Monsegur guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because...

See Margaux guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 42 km (direction west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins...

See Port de Biganos guide

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Map of places to visit near Castres-Gironde


Markets in and near Castres-Gironde

  • Creon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (12km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (13km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (15km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (20km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Castres-Gironde, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Castres-Gironde, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (1km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (4km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (25km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (30km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (40km)
  • Domaine de Certes (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (23km)

Geography and distances

Castres-Gironde is in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Castres-Gironde is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castres-Gironde

Canton: Brède

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33640

Distance to Castres-Gironde

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 625 km

from Bordeaux: 19 km

from Strasbourg: 760 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 Castres-Gironde from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Ayguemorte-les-Graves, Baurech, Beautiran, Cambes, Haux, Isle-Saint-Georges, Langoiran, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Portets, Saint-Caprais-de-Bordeaux, Saint-Genes-de-Lombaud, Saint-Medard-d'Eyrans, Saint-Morillon, Saint-Selve, Tabanac and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Castres-Gironde

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