Floirac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Floirac: highlights and tourist information

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Floirac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 5 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Floirac is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bordeaux-Chartrons at 4 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Floirac, 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 Floirac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Floirac

Markets in and near Floirac

  • Cenon: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (5km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (6km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (7km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (9km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (10km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (10km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (12km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (13km)

More information about Floirac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Floirac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Floirac.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (5km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (18km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (22km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (17km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (19km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (19km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (24km)
  • Domaine de Certes (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Floirac

Canton: Floirac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33270

Distance to Floirac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 702 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 5 km

from Strasbourg: 755 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues-Pres-Bordeaux, Begles, Bordeaux, Bouliac, Carignan-de-Bordeaux, Cenon, Lormont, Tresses and Yvrac.

This page in French: Visiter Floirac