Rions tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rions: highlights and tourist information

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Rions is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Rions is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 12 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rions, 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 Rions in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Rions

Markets in and near Rions

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (4km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (21km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Rions, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Rions, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (7km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (26km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (33km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (42km)
  • 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 (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rions

Canton: Cadillac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33410

Distance to Rions

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 718 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 26 km

from Strasbourg: 756 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Beguey, Cadillac, Capian, Cardan, Cerons, Gabarnac, Langoiran, Laroque, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Loupiac, Omet, Paillet, Podensac, Portets, Soulignac, Villenave-de-Rions and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Rions