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Podensac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 14 km from Podensac

Visit Podensac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 14 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Podensac, 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 Podensac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 26 km (direction east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found...

See La Reole guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
 
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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 27 km (direction north-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 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 28 km (direction north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 35 km (direction east)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial...

See Monsegur guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

See Montcaret guide
Duras

Duras

at 43 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the...

See Duras guide

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Map of places to visit near Podensac

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Markets in and near Podensac

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (3km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (21km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Podensac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (8km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (28km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (34km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (43km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (44km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Podensac is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Podensac is 511 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Podensac

Canton: Podensac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33720

Distance to Podensac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 511 km

from Calais: 719 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 27 km

from Strasbourg: 757 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 Podensac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Barsac, Beguey, Cadillac, Cardan, Cerons, Gabarnac, Illats, Laroque, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Loupiac, Paillet, Portets, Rions, Soulignac, Villenave-de-Rions and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Podensac

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