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Libourne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Libourne in Gironde

Visit Libourne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of Libourne to be quite interesting to explore

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Libourne. For detailed visitor information see the Libourne travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 18 km and Montcaret at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Libourne, 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 Libourne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 25 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of...

See Montcaret guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 29 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eynesse guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Margaux guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 37 km (direction east)

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide

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Map of places to visit near Libourne

 
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Markets in and near Libourne

  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (17km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (20km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Libourne, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Libourne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vayres (6km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (9km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (29km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (40km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Libourne is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Libourne is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Libourne

Canton: Libourne

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33500

Distance to Libourne

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 28 km

from Strasbourg: 732 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 Libourne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arveyres, Fronsac, La Riviere, Lalande-de-Pomerol, Les Billaux, Neac, Pomerol, Saillans, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac, Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visiter Libourne

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