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Cenon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cenon: highlights and tourist information

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Cenon is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 4 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cenon is 496 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bordeaux-Chartrons at 3 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cenon, 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 Cenon 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 Cenon


Markets in and near Cenon

Market days in Cenon: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Cenon: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (4km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (5km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (5km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (8km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (10km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (10km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (11km)

More information about Cenon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cenon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (4km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (20km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (20km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (18km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (20km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (21km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (21km)
  • Domaine de Certes (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cenon

Canton: Cenon

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33150

Distance to Cenon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 496 km

from Calais: 700 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 4 km

from Strasbourg: 754 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues-Pres-Bordeaux, Bassens, Begles, Bordeaux, Bouliac, Carbon-Blanc, Carignan-de-Bordeaux, Floirac, Le Bouscat, Lormont, Sainte-Eulalie, Talence, Tresses and Yvrac.

This page in French: Visiter Cenon

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