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Croignon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Croignon in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 6 km from Croignon

Visit Croignon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 6 km and Libourne at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Croignon, 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 Croignon 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 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


Heritage Site at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 18 km (direction west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


National Monument at 33 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Reole guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of...

See Margaux guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 36 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Croignon


Markets in and near Croignon

  • Creon: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (15km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (16km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (17km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Croignon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Croignon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (9km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (15km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (15km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (29km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (36km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (45km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (53km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (28km)

Geography and distances

Croignon is in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Croignon is 493 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Croignon

Canton: Créon

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33750

Distance to Croignon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 493 km

from Calais: 701 km

from Nice: 619 km

from Bordeaux: 18 km

from Strasbourg: 745 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 Croignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baron, Beychac-et-Caillau, Bonnetan, Cadarsac, Camarsac, Camiac-et-Saint-Denis, Creon, Cursan, La Sauve, Le Pout, Loupes, Nerigean, Sadirac, Saint-Germain-du-Puch, Saint-Quentin-de-Baron and Salleboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Croignon

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