Francs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Francs: highlights and tourist information

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Francs is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 47 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Francs is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montcaret at 11 km and Saint-Emilion at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Francs, 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 Francs 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 Francs

Markets in and near Francs

  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (10km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (31km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (33km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (35km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (36km)

More information about Francs, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Francs, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (6km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (25km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (43km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (48km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Francs

Canton: Lussac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33570

Distance to Francs

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 46 km

from Strasbourg: 715 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gardegan-et-Tourtirac, Gours, Les SalLes de-Castillon, Minzac, Montpeyroux, Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps, Puisseguin, Puynormand, Saint-Cibard, Saint-Genes-de-Castillon, Saint-Philippe-d'Aiguille, Saint-Sauveur-de-Puynormand, Tayac and Villefranche-de-Lonchat.

This page in French: Visiter Francs