Saint-Maixant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Maixant: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maixant is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maixant is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Reole at 17 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maixant, 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-Maixant 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-Maixant

Markets in and near Saint-Maixant

  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (8km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (16km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (32km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (35km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Saint-Maixant, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maixant, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Malle (3km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (19km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (20km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (34km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (36km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (43km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maixant

Canton: Saint-Macaire

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33490

Distance to Saint-Maixant

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 726 km

from Nice: 608 km

from Bordeaux: 38 km

from Strasbourg: 756 km

Getting here

Saint-Maixant 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-Maixant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barsac, Fargues, Gabarnac, Langon, Le Pian-sur-Garonne, Loupiac, Monprimblanc, Preignac, Saint-Andre-du-Bois, Saint-Macaire, Saint-Pierre-d'Aurillac, Saint-Pierre-de-Mons, Sainte-Croix-du-Mont, Semens, Toulenne and Verdelais.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maixant