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Saint-Mariens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Mariens in Gironde

Photo is of Blaye at 20 km from Saint-Mariens

Visit Saint-Mariens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 20 km and Margaux at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Mariens, 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-Mariens in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Blaye guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because...

See Margaux guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Libourne guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pauillac guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has...

See Jonzac guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and...

See Vertheuil guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

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

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is...

See Barbezieux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Mariens


Markets in and near Saint-Mariens

  • Cavignac: market Thursday (2km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (19km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (22km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (26km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (26km)
  • Blanquefort: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bruges: market Saturday (30km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Saint-Mariens, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Mariens, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (31km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (25km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (26km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (42km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (18km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Mariens is in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Mariens is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Mariens

Canton: Saint-Savin

Arrondissement: Blaye

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33620

Distance to Saint-Mariens

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 629 km

from Bordeaux: 34 km

from Strasbourg: 729 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-Mariens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cavignac, Cezac, Civrac-de-Blaye, Cubnezais, Laruscade, Marsas, Saint-Savin and Saint-Yzan-de-Soudiac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Mariens

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