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Gradignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gradignan in Gironde

Photo is of Musée d'Aquitaine at 8 km from Gradignan

Visit Gradignan: highlights and tourist information

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Gradignan is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 8 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Gradignan is 507 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée d'Aquitaine at 8 km and Musée des Beaux Arts at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gradignan, 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 Gradignan 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 Gradignan


Markets in and near Gradignan

Market days in Gradignan: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Gradignan: market Saturday (0km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (4km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (7km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (8km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (13km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (16km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (16km)

More information about Gradignan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gradignan, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (8km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (23km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (27km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (27km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (34km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (30km)
  • Domaine de Certes (33km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (45km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gradignan

Canton: Gradignan

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33170

Distance to Gradignan

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 507 km

from Calais: 711 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 8 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begles, Canejan, Leognan, Pessac, Talence and Villenave-d'Ornon.

This page in French: Visiter Gradignan

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