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Coutras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coutras in Gironde

Photo is of Saint-Emilion at 16 km from Coutras

Visit Coutras: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Emilion at 16 km and Libourne at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coutras, 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 Coutras in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Libourne guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a...

See Montcaret guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
 
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Eynesse

Eynesse

at 33 km (direction south-east)

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne...

See Eynesse guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 39 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the...

See Mussidan guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gironde

Map of places to visit near Coutras

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Markets in and near Coutras

Market days in Coutras: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (21km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (21km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (29km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (30km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (33km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (34km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Coutras, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Coutras, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (8km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (16km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (21km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (44km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (49km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (59km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coutras is in the south-west of France at 41 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Coutras is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coutras

Canton: Coutras

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33230

Distance to Coutras

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 41 km

from Strasbourg: 718 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 Coutras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abzac, Bayas, Lagorce, Les Peintures, Sablons and Saint-Denis-de-Pile.

This page in French: Visiter Coutras

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