Leognan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leognan: highlights and tourist information

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Leognan is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Leognan is 510 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Musée d'Aquitaine at 11 km and Musée des Beaux Arts at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leognan, 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 Leognan 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 Leognan

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)

More information about Leognan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Leognan, France

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

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

Leognan 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 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