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Sainte-Foy-la-Grande tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Foy-la-Grande: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval centre with several houses of interest

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande. For detailed visitor information see the Sainte-Foy-la-Grande travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Sardy at 9 km and Montcaret at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, 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 Sainte-Foy-la-Grande in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Eynesse

Eynesse

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne...

See Eynesse guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 9 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 12 km (direction west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Montcaret guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pellegrue guide
 
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Duras

Duras

at 18 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all...

See Duras guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
Bergerac

Bergerac

at 21 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the...

See Bergerac guide
Monbazillac

Monbazillac

at 22 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous producer of sweet...

See Monbazillac guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Monsegur guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some lovely...

See Eymet guide
Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our...

See Allemans-du-Dropt guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the...

See Mussidan guide
Issac

Issac

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century...

See Issac guide
Miramont-de-Guyenne

Miramont-de-Guyenne

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Miramont is slightly removed from the tourist areas; visit...

See Miramont-de-Guyenne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

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Markets in and near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (21km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (24km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (24km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (29km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (27km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (30km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (54km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (54km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (9km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (27km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (37km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (43km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is in the south-west of France at 63 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is 475 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Canton: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33220

Distance to Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 63 km

from Strasbourg: 709 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 Sainte-Foy-la-Grande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eynesse, Fougueyrolles, La Roquille, Le Fleix, Ligueux, Nastringues, Pineuilh, Razac-de-Saussignac, Saint-Andre-et-Appelles, Saint-Antoine-de-Breuilh, Saint-Avit-Saint-Nazaire and Saint-Philippe-du-Seignal.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

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