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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Les Esseintes


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)

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)


Geography and distances

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

Les Esseintes 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 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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