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Les Esseintes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Esseintes in Gironde

Photo is of La Reole at 3 km from Les Esseintes

Visit Les Esseintes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Reole at 3 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Esseintes, 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 Les Esseintes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Reole

La Reole

at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found...

See La Reole guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial...

See Monsegur guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 19 km (direction north-east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you...

See Pellegrue guide
 
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Duras

Duras

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the...

See Duras guide
Marmande

Marmande

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The town of Marmande is not usually visited by tourists but if...

See Marmande guide
Jardins de Beauchamp

Jardins de Beauchamp

Garden at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The Jardins de Beauchamp is an attractive garden on the edge of...

See Jardins de Beauchamp guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 28 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our...

See Allemans-du-Dropt guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

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

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

See Montcaret guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eynesse guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Miramont-de-Guyenne

Miramont-de-Guyenne

at 34 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Miramont is slightly removed from the tourist areas; visit on Monday when...

See Miramont-de-Guyenne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Esseintes

 
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Markets in and near Les Esseintes

  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (23km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (26km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (27km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (34km)

Hotels near Les Esseintes

More information about Les Esseintes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Les Esseintes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Malle (19km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (21km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (30km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (31km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (37km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (38km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Les Esseintes is in the south-west of France at 48 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Les Esseintes is 507 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Esseintes

Canton: Réole

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33190

Distance to Les Esseintes

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 507 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 594 km

from Bordeaux: 47 km

from Strasbourg: 742 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 Les Esseintes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagas, Barie, Bassanne, Camiran, Casseuil, Floudes, Fontet, Gironde-sur-Dropt, La Reole, Landerrouet-sur-Segur, Loubens, Mesterrieux, Montagoudin, Morizes, Neuffons, Saint-Exupery, Saint-Felix-de-Foncaude, Saint-Laurent-du-Bois, Saint-Laurent-du-Plan, Saint-Martin-de-Lerm and Saint-Seve.

This page in French: Visiter Les Esseintes

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