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Saint-Leger-de-Balson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Leger-de-Balson in Gironde

Photo is of La Reole at 38 km from Saint-Leger-de-Balson

Visit Saint-Leger-de-Balson: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Leger-de-Balson is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Reole at 38 km and Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Leger-de-Balson, 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-Leger-de-Balson in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Reole

La Reole

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to...

See La Reole guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

The port at Biganos is surrounded by pretty cabins in painted...

See Port de Biganos guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Towards the south of Lot-et-Garonne, Casteljloux has a small historic centre and...

See Casteljaloux guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

The Port de Larros is a traditional oyster village on...

See Port de Larros guide


at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth...

See Pellegrue guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west)

Andernos-les-Bains is a pleasant seaside town on the Bassin d'Arcachon in SW...

See Andernos-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Leger-de-Balson


Markets in and near Saint-Leger-de-Balson

  • Bazas: market Saturday (20km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (35km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (39km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (39km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Roquefort: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Saint-Leger-de-Balson, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger-de-Balson, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Malle (20km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Leger-de-Balson is in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger-de-Balson is 537 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger-de-Balson

Canton: Saint-Symphorien

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33113

Distance to Saint-Leger-de-Balson

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 537 km

from Calais: 745 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 46 km

from Strasbourg: 779 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-Leger-de-Balson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balizac and Saint-Symphorien.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leger-de-Balson

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