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Marcillac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Blaye at 19 km from Marcillac

Visit Marcillac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 19 km and Pauillac at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marcillac, 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 Marcillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 19 km (direction south-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding...

See Pauillac guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has...

See Jonzac guide


at 24 km (direction west)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and...

See Vertheuil guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Margaux guide


at 33 km (direction west)

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the...

See Lesparre-Medoc guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle...

See Pons guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle...

See Barbezieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west)

As well as its long beach, Hourtin also has...

See Hourtin guide


Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west)

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach,...

See Montalivet guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center...

See Libourne guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

Although small, Carcans-Plage is one of our favourite beach...

See Carcans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marcillac


Markets in and near Marcillac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (9km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (22km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (34km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (35km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (38km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Marcillac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Marcillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (48km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (23km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (37km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (24km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (26km)
  • Forêt de Pons (35km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (50km)
  • Pointe de Grave (50km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (53km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Marcillac is in the south-west of France at 48 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Marcillac is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcillac

Canton: Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33860

Distance to Marcillac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 656 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 48 km

from Strasbourg: 728 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 Marcillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisredon, Chamouillac, Etauliers, Reignac, Saint-Aubin-de-Blaye, Saint-Caprais-de-Blaye and Saint-Palais.

This page in French: Visiter Marcillac

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