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Creon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Creon in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 3 km from Creon

Visit Creon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 3 km and Libourne at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Creon, 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 Creon 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 3 km (direction east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to...

See La Reole guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 38 km (direction 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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Map of places to visit near Creon

 
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Markets in and near Creon

Market days in Creon: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Creon: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (15km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (19km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (20km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Creon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (14km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (15km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (24km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (37km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (48km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (50km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Creon is in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Creon is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Creon

Canton: Créon

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33670

Distance to Creon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 19 km

from Strasbourg: 748 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 Creon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baron, Bonnetan, Camiac-et-Saint-Denis, Croignon, Cursan, Haux, La Sauve, Le Pout, Loupes, Madirac, Sadirac, Saint-Caprais-de-Bordeaux, Saint-Genes-de-Lombaud, Saint-Leon and Saint-Quentin-de-Baron.

This page in French: Visiter Creon

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