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Saint-Symphorien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Symphorien in Gironde

Photo is of La Reole at 40 km from Saint-Symphorien

Visit Saint-Symphorien: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Reole at 40 km and Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Symphorien, 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-Symphorien in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Reole

La Reole

at 40 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 40 km (direction north-north-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)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Port de Biganos

Port de Biganos

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Port de Biganos 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...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

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

See Casteljaloux guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Monsegur guide
Port de Larros

Port de Larros

at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Port de Larros guide


at 54 km (direction south-south-east), in the Landes department

Saint-Justin is a peaceful bastide town in the Landes...

See Saint-Justin guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pellegrue guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Symphorien


Markets in and near Saint-Symphorien

  • Bazas: market Saturday (22km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (35km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (38km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (39km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Roquefort: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Saint-Symphorien, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Malle (22km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Domaine de Certes (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Symphorien is in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien is 538 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Symphorien

Canton: Saint-Symphorien

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33113

Distance to Saint-Symphorien

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 538 km

from Calais: 746 km

from Nice: 625 km

from Bordeaux: 46 km

from Strasbourg: 781 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-Symphorien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Leger-de-Balson.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Symphorien

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