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Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 15 km from Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac

Visit Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 15 km and Saint-Emilion at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac, 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 Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Libourne

Libourne

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 25 km (direction west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 26 km (direction south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Blaye

Blaye

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Blaye guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 27 km (direction south-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and...

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pauillac guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of...

See Montcaret guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac

  • Cavignac: market Thursday (9km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (15km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (19km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (19km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (25km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (25km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (14km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (37km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (40km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33240

Distance to Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 679 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 27 km

from Strasbourg: 732 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 Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubie-et-Espessas, Cubnezais, Gauriaguet, La Lande-de-Fronsac, Marcenais, Marsas, Mouillac, Perissac, Saint-Antoine, Salignac, Tarnes, Tizac-de-Lapouyade and Verac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac

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