Galgon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Galgon in Gironde

Visit Galgon: highlights and tourist information

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Galgon is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 30 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Galgon is 474 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Galgon

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Galgon 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 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