Castres-Gironde tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castres-Gironde: highlights and tourist information

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Castres-Gironde is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Castres-Gironde is 509 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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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

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Castres-Gironde

Canton: Brède

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: 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

Castres-Gironde 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 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