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France This Way comment: The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from Chateau Margaux

Important note

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

Margaux is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Margaux is 482 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pauillac at 19 km and Bordeaux-Chartrons at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Margaux, 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 Margaux 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 Margaux

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Markets in and near Margaux

  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (10km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (14km)
  • Eysines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (18km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (19km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (20km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (21km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Margaux, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Margaux, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (14km)
  • Pey-Berland Tower (24km)
  • Sauve-Majeure Abbey (42km)
  • Cadillac Chateau (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (9km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (43km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (44km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (5km)
  • Domaine de Certes (48km)
  • Île aux Oiseaux (Gironde) (55km)
  • Bassin d'Arcachon (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Margaux

Canton: Castelnau-de-Médoc

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33460

Distance to Margaux

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 482 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 24 km

from Strasbourg: 752 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcins, Arsac, Bayon-sur-Gironde, Cantenac, Comps, Gauriac, Labarde, Macau, Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse, Soussans and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Margaux

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