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Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret in Gironde

Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 19 km from Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret

Visit Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 19 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret, 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-Michel-de-Rieufret 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 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 26 km (direction north-north-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 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See La Reole guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Libourne guide


Heritage Site at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Monsegur guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Port de Biganos guide


National Monument at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of...

See Montcaret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret


Markets in and near Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (9km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (18km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (22km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (24km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Grenade (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (32km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (38km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (29km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret is 516 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret

Canton: Podensac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33720

Distance to Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 516 km

from Calais: 724 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 27 km

from Strasbourg: 764 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-Michel-de-Rieufret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Illats, Saint-Morillon, Saint-Selve and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-de-Rieufret

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