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Francs tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montcaret at 11 km from Francs

Visit Francs: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 11 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 18 km (direction south-east)

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne...

See Eynesse guide
 
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Libourne

Libourne

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Libourne guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of...

See Mussidan guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Duras

Duras

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

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

See Duras guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Issac

Issac

at 37 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower and...

See Issac guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Francs

 
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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

What to do at Francs? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Francs is in the south-west of France at 47 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Francs is 470 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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