Sauternes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sauternes: highlights and tourist information

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Sauternes 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: Sauternes is 523 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Reole at 25 km and Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauternes, 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 Sauternes 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 Sauternes

Markets in and near Sauternes

  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (12km)
  • Bazas: market Saturday (15km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Grignols: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (30km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (34km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (36km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Sauternes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Sauternes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Malle (5km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (20km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (40km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (41km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauternes

Canton: Langon

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33210

Distance to Sauternes

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 523 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 39 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

Sauternes 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 Sauternes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bommes, Budos, Fargues, Landiras, Le Nizan, Leogeats, Noaillan, Pujols-sur-Ciron and Roaillan.

This page in French: Visiter Sauternes