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Fronsac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fronsac in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 2 km from Fronsac

Visit Fronsac: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Libourne

Libourne

at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting...

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 27 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

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

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eynesse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fronsac

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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

What to do at Fronsac? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Fronsac is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Fronsac is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fronsac

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-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

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

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