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Cestas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cestas: highlights and tourist information

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Cestas is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 14 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Cestas is 512 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée des Beaux Arts at 13 km and Bordeaux at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cestas, 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 Cestas 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 Cestas

Markets in and near Cestas

Market days in Cestas: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Cestas: market Sunday (0km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (7km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (7km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (14km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (16km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (20km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Cestas, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cestas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (14km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (30km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (31km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (34km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (37km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (27km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (34km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (39km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (40km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (47km)
  • Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (7km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cestas

Canton: Gradignan

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33610

Distance to Cestas

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 512 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 14 km

from Strasbourg: 772 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canejan.

This page in French: Visiter Cestas

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