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Saint-Leon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 3 km from Saint-Leon

Visit Saint-Leon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 3 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Leon, 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-Leon 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 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide
 
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Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Reole guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Leon

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Markets in and near Saint-Leon

  • Creon: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (14km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (21km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (23km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (24km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (25km)

More information about Saint-Leon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Leon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (15km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (22km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (22km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (33km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (45km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (45km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Leon is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leon is 497 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leon

Canton: Créon

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33670

Distance to Saint-Leon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 497 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 25 km

from Strasbourg: 745 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-Leon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellebat, Blesignac, Camiac-et-Saint-Denis, Capian, Creon, Cursan, Daignac, Dardenac, Espiet, Faleyras, Guillac, La Sauve, Montignac and Targon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leon

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