Targon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Targon: highlights and tourist information

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Targon is situated in the Gironde department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Targon is 500 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 5 km and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Targon, 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 Targon 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 Targon

Markets in and near Targon

  • Creon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Cadillac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (22km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (26km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Targon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Targon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (14km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (19km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (26km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (33km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (42km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (42km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Targon

Canton: Targon

Arrondissement: Langon

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33760

Distance to Targon

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 500 km

from Calais: 709 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 27 km

from Strasbourg: 746 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baigneaux, Bellebat, Blesignac, Cantois, Capian, Cardan, Dardenac, Escoussans, Faleyras, La Sauve, Ladaux, Montignac, Romagne, Saint-Leon, Soulignac and Villenave-de-Rions.

This page in French: Visiter Targon