Marcenais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marcenais: highlights and tourist information

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Marcenais is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Marcenais is 469 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 17 km and Saint-Emilion at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marcenais, 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 Marcenais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Marcenais

Markets in and near Marcenais

  • Cavignac: market Thursday (6km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (19km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (22km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (23km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (26km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Marcenais, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Marcenais, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marcenais.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (23km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (18km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (41km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (41km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (44km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcenais

Canton: Saint-Savin

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33620

Distance to Marcenais

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 469 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 31 km

from Strasbourg: 729 km

Getting here

Marcenais 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 Marcenais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubie-et-Espessas, Cavignac, Cubnezais, Gauriaguet, Lapouyade, Laruscade, Maransin, Marsas, Mouillac, Perissac, Saint-Ciers-d'Abzac, Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac, Saint-Martin-du-Bois, Salignac and Tizac-de-Lapouyade.

This page in French: Visiter Marcenais