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Escoussans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escoussans in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 10 km from Escoussans

Visit Escoussans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 10 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escoussans, 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 Escoussans 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 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Reole guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
 
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Libourne

Libourne

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Duras

Duras

at 36 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known...

See Duras guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escoussans

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Markets in and near Escoussans

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (7km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (26km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (28km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Escoussans, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escoussans, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (14km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (31km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (35km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (39km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escoussans is in the south-west of France at 30 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Escoussans is 505 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escoussans

Canton: Targon

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33760

Distance to Escoussans

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 505 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 610 km

from Bordeaux: 30 km

from Strasbourg: 749 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 Escoussans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbis, Baigneaux, Beguey, Bellebat, Cadillac, Cantois, Capian, Cardan, Donzac, Ladaux, Laroque, Montignac, Mourens, Omet, Saint-Pierre-de-Bat, Soulignac, Targon and Villenave-de-Rions.

This page in French: Visiter Escoussans

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