Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac tourism and travel guide

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

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Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac 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: Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac is 473 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Genes-de-Fronsac 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 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