Leognan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Musée d'Aquitaine at 11 km from Leognan

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Leognan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée d'Aquitaine at 11 km and Musée des Beaux Arts at 12 km.

Leognan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Church at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Bordeaux cathedral is a gothic cathedral in the heart of Bordeaux's historic...

See Bordeaux Cathedral guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the...

See Les Bassins des Lumieres guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins in painted colours...

See Port de Biganos guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide


at 39 km (direction west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon in SW...

See Andernos-les-Bains guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village on the Bassin...

See Port de Larros guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide

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Markets in and near Leognan

Market days in Leognan: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Leognan: market Saturday (0km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (4km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (7km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (12km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (17km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (19km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Leognan, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pey-Berland Tower (12km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (23km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (24km)
  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (30km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (32km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (33km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (34km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (45km)
  • Etang de Cazaux et Sanguinet (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (11km)

Geography and distances

Leognan is in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Leognan is 510 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Leognan

Canton: Brède

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33850

Distance to Leognan

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 510 km

from Calais: 715 km

from Nice: 637 km

from Bordeaux: 12 km

from Strasbourg: 767 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 Leognan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cadaujac, Canejan, Gradignan, La Brede, Martillac and Villenave-d'Ornon.

This page in French: Visiter Leognan