Fronsac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fronsac: highlights and tourist information

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Fronsac is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Fronsac is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 2 km and Saint-Emilion at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fronsac, 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 Fronsac 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 Fronsac

Markets in and near Fronsac

  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (17km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (19km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (19km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (20km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (22km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Fronsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Fronsac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (4km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (28km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (31km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (40km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fronsac

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 33126

Distance to Fronsac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 26 km

from Strasbourg: 734 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arveyres, La Riviere, Lalande-de-Pomerol, Les Billaux, Libourne, Pomerol, Saillans, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac, Vayres and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visiter Fronsac