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Floirac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Floirac in Gironde

Photo is of Bordeaux-Chartrons at 4 km from Floirac

Visit Floirac: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 4 km (direction west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Margaux guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins...

See Port de Biganos guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

See Pauillac guide


National Monument at 46 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide

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

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

What to do at Floirac? 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

Floirac is in the south-west of France at 5 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Floirac is 497 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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