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Galgon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Galgon in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 9 km from Galgon

Visit Galgon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 9 km and Saint-Emilion at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Galgon, 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 Galgon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Libourne

Libourne

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 28 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 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Margaux guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eynesse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Galgon

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Markets in and near Galgon

  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (19km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (22km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (23km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Galgon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Galgon, France

What to do at Galgon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Galgon.

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) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (6km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (11km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (35km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (38km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Galgon is in the south-west of France at 30 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Galgon is 474 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Galgon

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33133

Distance to Galgon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 474 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 29 km

from Strasbourg: 729 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 Galgon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonzac, Lalande-de-Pomerol, Les Billaux, Perissac, Saillans, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Ciers-d'Abzac, Saint-Denis-de-Pile, Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Martin-de-Laye, Saint-Martin-du-Bois, Savignac-de-l'Isle, Verac and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visiter Galgon

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